[sP 2126]  Wisdom for the Journey: Models of Spiritual Direction

Semester II
thursday 15:30 - 17:15

Course Information

Language: English
Section: Spiritual

Semester II
thursday 15:30 - 17:15


the Church which offer profound wisdom illuminating the teachings of Christ for his Pilgrim People. This course will review some of the more significant practical applications of this distinctive wisdom for not only general guidance in the spiritual life, but also illuminating ways of discernment in times of decision. It is the intention of this course to both summarize the principal characteristics of the distinctive teachings of these vatious saints and/or religious orders and show the practical application of this wisdom for contemporary Christians seeking to know the truth of the Gospel of Christ Jesus, who is the same yesterday, today, and forever.


B. ASHLEY, OP Spiritual Direction in the Dominican Tradition, Paulist Press, Mahwah, New Jersey, 1995; J. AUMANN, OP Christian Spirituality in the Catholic Tradition. Sheed and Ward, London, 1985. L. DOOHAN, The Contemporary Challenge of John of the Cross. Institute of Carmelite Studies, Washington D.C.,1995; T. DUBAY, The Fire Within: St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross and the Gospel of Prayer, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1989; M. FATULA, OP, Thomas Aquinas Preacher and Friend, The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1993