MA Christian Spirituality

General

Program Description

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability to understand and evaluate the language, ideas and forms of Christian spirituality. You will focus on Christianity in its Western development.

The degree attracts people in ministry and teachers of religious education, as well as people whose professional life or vocational work involves religious questions.

CORE MODULE

Foundations for the Study of Christian Spirituality

OPTIONAL MODULES

  • Patterns of Spiritual Growth and Personal Transformation
  • History of Christian Mysticism to the Reformation
  • Spiritual Direction in the Tradition of Ignatius of Loyola
  • The Franciscan Spiritual Tradition: Faith, Reason and Spirituality
  • Spirituality and Society
  • Theology of Religious Life
  • Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality
  • Spirituality, Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Healthcare

Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject

Interim awards

  • PGCert Christian Spirituality
  • PGDip Christian Spirituality

Course length

  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted

For over 400 years, Heythrop College has specialised in the study of Philosophy and Theology. Here, these subjects are not merely departments within a larger institution; the whole College is devoted Read less