Radical Hospitality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Practices

TRT2811HS  L4101
Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2014 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

This course will introduce students to three dimensions of hospitality, with the aim of having students construct their own theology of radical hospitality. The phenomenon of hospitality: something of its history, theology, and practice in the Christian tradition. The concept of hospitality: attending to some of the 20th century philosophical reflections on the theme. The concrete practice of hospitality as it is described by guest lecturers and experienced in a pre-arranged hospitality practicum. Sessions will alternate between guest lectures and seminar-style discussions. Students will participate in, and write a reflection paper on, a hospitality practicum, review one contemporary theology of hospitality, and write one research paper.

Schedule: Thursday, 19:00 to 21:00
Schedule Notes: Location: Church of Epiphany & St. Mark, 201 Cowan Ave, Parkdale.
Instructors: Jason McKinney
Teaching Methods: Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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