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Special Topics in Theology II

Faculty of Theology >> Theology (General)

Minimize schedule Course schedule for the session: Spring / Summer 2020
Section Schedule Day Location Professor
THO 3149 WXA0
Lights. Camera. Action! Transcendence and Film
Students can log on to the course in real time or view recordings of the classes.
Course offered in English
July 13 - August 24 Tuesday, Thursday 17:30 - 20:30 Online Susan L. Gray

Human self-transcendence is complex and ongoing, involving the process of transformative growth into a being healthy in spirit, mind, heart and affective morality. Yet how can we understand that process when we are actually going through it ourselves? And what of that understanding in relation to the world around us? This one semester course explores these key questions by drawing on the work of Canadian theologian-philosopher Bernard Lonergan within a Christian framework. The conversion or growth of the whole person toward a truly authentic self will be explored against the backdrop and influences of popular film. Let's go to the movies!