Classics of the Xian Journey

This is a course in historical Christian spirituality. It focuses on diverse writers who use or exemplify the motif of journey or pilgrimage, from the second century through the twentieth Past versions of the course have included some of the following” Perpetua of Cathage, Ingatius of Antioch, Origen, Augustine of Hippo, Gregory of Nyssa, Bernard of Clairvaux, Bonaventure, Dante, Martin Luther, John Bunyan, Teresa of Avila, and Evelyn Underhill, in their own words. Readings are subject to change until the syllabus is published, Lectures and discussions. The course is evaluated through two papers of 8-­‐10 pages each. It is intended for MDiv and MA/MTS students.