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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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TH 209 - Christian Spirituality: Life and Prayer

Credits: (4 credits)

Explores the relationship between God and the human person. This course considers Eastern and Western models of spirituality with special focus on the experiences of personal and communal prayer as a means of developing and living a deeply Christian spiritual life.

Prerequisite: TH 100.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to do the following: 

  1.   Identify and describe the principles and practices of Christian spirituality;
  2.   Discuss the theology of reconciliation rooted in biblical foundations and apply the stages of the reconciliation process to personal life experiences;
  3.   Explain the importance of silence and solitude in the life of prayer and identify, describe, and apply the theory and method(s) involved in meditation and contemplation;
  4.   Discuss and compare the spirituality of various Christian mystics.  


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