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Syllabus: History of Christian Spirituality

This course, taught by Paul Blankenship, uses seven of the Classics of Western Spirituality series from Paulist Press as well as secondary sources by SSCS members Philip Sheldrake and Bradley Holt. Here is the course description: Through the study of … Continue reading

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Syllabus: Spirituality and Comedy

As Anita Houck points out in her introduction, the two main elements of her course are not often considered as complementary or even closely related. SSCS members can check out the resources she uses to get her students to think otherwise. … Continue reading

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Syllabus: History and Traditions of Spiritual Formation

Taking advantage of a snow day here in Boston to post the second of Tom Schwanda’s two syllabi. The first was posted last week. Here’s the description: This course traces some of the dominant themes of Christian spirituality. Through biblical, … Continue reading

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Syllabus: Spiritual Theology: Knowing and Experiencing God

Tom Schwanda of Wheaton College is making two syllabi available. Here is a description of the first: Spiritual theology is the practical, experiential exploration into the major themes of Christian theology. It is concerned with both how we think about … Continue reading

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Syllabus: Pro-Seminar in Spirituality

The third syllabus we’ve received comes from Dale M. Schlitt,omi, who teaches at the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio , Texas. Titled a Pro-Seminar in Spirituality, it has the following course description: History and nature of the academic study of … Continue reading

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Syllabus: Classics of Western Spirituality

Our second syllabus comes from Charles J. Scalise. He describes it as a syllabus for “a course I taught last year to master’s-degree students at both Fuller Northwest in Seattle and Fuller Seminary in Pasadena.” Here is the course description: This … Continue reading

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Syllabus: Foundations of Spirituality

The first syllabus added to the CSS blog (!), it provides the outline for a course taught by Carla Mae Streeter, OP, professor emerita at the Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, Missouri. SSCS members can request copies of the … Continue reading

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