Readings in Christian Spirituality
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An introduction to Christian devlotional writings in the West. This course is based in reading primary texts in translation from the early, medieval, and modern periods, with particular attention to prayer, Christian life, and the literature of instruction, encouragement, and consolation. In considering methods and sources, this course explores connections and distinctions of dogmatic, mystical, polemical, and devotional materials.