Course Memo

 This course is designed to provide a general survey of the general theological basis for and characteristics of spirituality as practiced in Christian traditions. Students will delve into the theological underpinnings of Christian spirituality, interact with writings on Christian spirituality from historical as well as contemporary authors, explore various forms of Christian spirituality, and engage various practices of Christian spirituality in order to construct their own conceptual framework of Christian spirituality that will enable them to evaluate the effectiveness of various practices and to engage in them in ways that will deepen their own faith. Students will participate in this work through: course readings; writing assignments; in-class lectures, discussions, and activities; and, a final culminating project. . DL PLTS students will have registration priority. This is a 7-week hybrid course with two synchronous meetings on Friday, 10 September and Saturday, 25 September 2021. The rest of the course completed online asynchronously.  [20 max enrollment]