Theology as Biography

RGT2712HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2009/03/03
Offered in Fall 2009  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Investigation of the relationship between biography and theological reflection. Summary of foundations for such presuppositions rooted in Lonergan's claim that "objectivity is the fruit of authentic subjectivity." Also looks at paradigmatic examples from Christian history, e.g. St. Augustine. The life and thought of Thomas Merton will be emphasized and such personalities as Simone Weil, Catherine de Heuck-Doherty and Dorothy Day. Short paper, book review, biography project, class participation.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: John Dadosky
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 12 · Crosslisted to: Pastoral Theology

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