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Spirituality and Ethics: Transformative Christian Practices from Confession to Meditation
RELI 490
Spring 2009 not offered

This course explores historic and contemporary spiritual practices--meditation, prayer, fasting--and their role in shaping ideas, attitudes, and values of individuals and communities, from a philosophical background (Stoics, Epicureans), from the early and medieval Christian forms (Augustine, Ignatius), and from contemporary philosophic and Christian forms (Iris Murdoch, Annie Dillar, Simone Weil) of spirituality as they relate to ethical understanding. Feminist, African American, and evangelical forms of religious piety will also be covered.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAY-29-2024
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