SPAN 324 Spanish Mysticism
A study of the doctrines, practices and visions of Spanish mystics from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. At the intersection of literature, history, philosophy and religious studies—focusing on the relations between culture, political power and religious authority—students in this course will explore intellect, piety and eroticism in mystical expression. Selected texts from San Ignacio de Loyola, Fray Luis de Granada, Santa Teresa de Jesus, Fray Luis de Leon, Pedro Malon de Chaide, San Juan de la Cruz and Miguel de Molinos. Course will be conducted in Spanish and it includes a research project. Offered irregularly. (LA)
Prerequisites: JrS and SPAN 208 "C+" or better.
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