MEDVL 3760

MEDVL 3760

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Practice makes perfect, the old saying goes, but the nature of that connection remains opaque.  This course, conducted in English and intended as a sequel to FREN 3540 - On Paying Attention, gives students the opportunity to engage with everyday material and spiritual practices, and to reflect upon the kids of things these practices "make."  What is the place of routine and repetition in our lives?  How can we open a conversation about our habits?  We'll look for models to the long history of writing on the subject, largely but not exclusively by Christian thinkers (e.g. Augustine, Benedict, Aelred, Francis, Ignatius), even as we develop new ways of accounting for, and developing, the practices that make our lives meaningful.  Artists, athletes, and introverts especially welcome.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (LA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 3770RELST 3770

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17502 MEDVL 3760   LEC 001