SPRIT - Spirituality and Multi-Faith Theologies

Offered By:
St Stephen's College
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the SPRIT code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

SPRIT 305 - Scripture as Story View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Explores how the elements of story employed by the Gospel writers and editors shaped their understanding of the person of Jesus and his followers. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 305.


SPRIT 311 - Contemplation and the Arts View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Explores how the Sacred is experienced and expressed through the visual arts, music and dance. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 311.


SPRIT 312 - Questioning Faith: Theological Perspectives on Contemporary Issues View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-3S-0)

A public theology overview of contemporary issues in faith and society. This course underscores the relevance of faith and spirituality to the changing texture of society. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 312.


SPRIT 314 - Topics in Women and Religion View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Women's relationship to and place in Christianity is explored. Women's attempts to critique and transform received tradition and/or to develop alternative forms of religious life are examined. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 314.


SPRIT 315 - Pop Culture and Theology View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Considering theological themes in movies, poetry, fiction, and graphic novels that echo lived experiences. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 315.


SPRIT 316 - Sexual Ethics in a Multi-Faith Context View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1S-0)

Deepen awareness of personal, social, cultural, and spiritual dimensions of sexuality. Explored in light of feminist, queer, traditional and contemporary theological thought. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 316.


SPRIT 330 - Mindfulness in Education and the Workplace View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-3S-0)

Explores contemplative/meditative practices that foster calm, concentration, and insight for teachers and other helping professionals. Note: Not open to students with credit in CHRTP 330.


SPRIT 400 - Special Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 1-2S-0)

Discussion of topics relevant to the theology, spiritual care, and/or creative arts therapies. Credit may be obtained for this course more than once. .


SPRIT 411 - Independent Study View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-3S-0)

Directed reading or research in a chosen area of theology, spirituality, or the creative arts therapies. Credit may be obtained for this course more than once.


SPRIT 451 - Practising Peace View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-3S-0)

Explores ways to cultivate inner resources needed for the embodiment of non-violence. Considers peacemaking through the lenses of spirituality and ethical responsibility.


SPRIT 500 - Special Topics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

Discussion of topics relevant to theology, spirituality or the creative arts therapies. Credit may be obtained for this course more than once.


SPRIT 511 - Independent Study View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-3S-0)

Directed reading or research in a chosen area of theology, spirituality, or the creative arts therapies. Credit may be obtained for this course more than once.


SPRIT 551 - Practising Peace View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITH/SP/SU, 0-3S-0)

Explores ways to cultivate inner resources needed for the embodiment of non-violence. Considers peacemaking through the lenses of spirituality and ethical responsibility.