Spiritual Exercises: Theory 1

Spiritual Exercises: Theory 1
Starts from:Tue, February 27, 2018 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Campus Location

175 Royal Parade,Parkville,Victoria,Australia

Course Feature
  • KEY LECTURERS Professor Brendan Byrne SJ | Professor Gerald O'Collins SJ
Class Description

DD8221J is the face-to-face class

DD8229J is the online class (Online students will be able to view the lectures 48 hours after the Tuesday evening class, videos available on ARK).


In this unit the student will explore the theory, context, content and dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises, using biblical and theological interpretative frameworks.


LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

  1. articulate a detailed knowledge of the theory, context and content of the Spiritual Exercises;
  2. demonstrate a theologically and scripturally informed knowledge of the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises;
  3. analyse the Spiritual Exercises in light of foundational Ignatian themes;
  4. apply an appropriated theoretical framework for personal discernment and decision-making etc.

 LECTURER/S

Professor Brendan Byrne SJ

Professor Gerald O’Collins SJ

Rev Dr John Martis SJ

Deborah Kent


DATE

Tuesday evenings in Semester 1

First class commences on 27th February 2018


TIME

5:30pm to 8:30pm, Tuesday evening during Semester 1


VENUE

Jesuit College of Spirituality, 175 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052

Nadal Classroom


FEES

For academic credit                       $2,400

Not for academic credit                $1,200


RECOMMENDED READING

Byrne, Brendan. Freedom in the Spirit: An Ignatian Retreat with St. Paul. New York: Paulist, 2016.

Byrne, Brendan. “‘To See with the Eyes of the Imagination …’: Scripture in the Exercises and Recent Interpretation.” The Way Supplement: Spirituality and Scripture 72 (1991): 3-19.

Coogan, Michael David, Marc Zvi Brettler, Carol A. Newsom, and Pheme Perkins. The New Oxford Annotated Bible: New Revised Standard Version: with the Apocrypha: An Ecumenical Study Bible. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Vatican Council II: The Conciliar Documents, ed. A. Flannery, Collegeville, MN: The Liturgical Press, 1975.

Fleming, David L. Draw Me into your Friendship: The Spiritual Exercises. St. Louis, MO: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 1996.

Fleming, David L., ed. Notes on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola. St Louis: Review, 1981.

Goulding, Gill K. A Church of Passion and Hope. London: Bloosmbury, 2016.

Ignatius, Joseph A. Munitiz, and Philip Endean. Personal Writings: Reminiscences, Spiritual Diary, Select Letters Including the Text of The Spiritual Exercises. London, UK: Penguin Books, 1996.

Ivens, Michael. Understanding the Spiritual Exercises. Surrey, UK: Inigo Enterprises, 1998.

O’Collins, Gerald, Daniel Kendall, and Jeffrey Labelle, eds. Seek God Everywhere: Refkections on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius, by Anthony de Mello. Bombay: Society of Jesus, 2010.

Olson, Dennis T. “Genesis.” In The New Interpreter’s Bible One Volume Commentary, edited by Beverly R. Gaventa and David L. Petersen, 3-7. Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 2010.

Tetlow, Joseph. Choosing Christ in the World: Directing the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. St. Louis, MO: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2000.

Tylenda, Joseph N. A Pilgrim’s Journey: The Autobiography of St. Ignatius Loyolarevised ed. San Francisco, CA: Ignatius Press, 2001.


 

  • Brendan Byrne SJ

    LECTURER

    Brendan Byrne, SJ, taught New Testament for over three decades at Jesuit Theological College, Parkville, Victoria. While the chief focus of his academic research has been upon the Letters of Paul, especially Romans, he has published works for wider audien...

  • Gerald O’Collins SJ

    LECTURER

    Gerald is author or co-author of seventy books and innumerable articles. Gerald began publishing on The Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Loyola by co-editing a best-selling edition of Anthony de Mello’s lectures on the Exercises, Seek God Everywhere (...

  • Deborah Kent

    CEO & PRINCIPAL

    Deborah Kent is the Head of College (and CEO) of Jesuit College of Spirituality. Deborah comes to JCS from Siena College where she was the Deputy Principal of Mission and Catholic Identity, following a diverse career in teaching, journalism and business. ...