Christian Mysticism
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RELG 020. Christian Mysticism


This course considers topics in the history of Christian mysticism. Themes include mysticism as a way of life, relationships between mystics and religious communities, physical manifestations and spiritual experiences, varieties of mystical union, and the diverse images for naming the relationship between humanity and the Divine. Readings that explore the meaning, sources, and practices of Christian mystical traditions may include Marguerite Porete, Francis of Assisi, Julian of Norwich, Simone Weil, Thomas Merton, and Dorothee Soelle.
Humanities.
1 credit.
Eligible for MDST
Fall 2018. Ross.
Catalog chapter: Religion  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/religion


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