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Celtic Spirituality

Unit overview and content

This unit provides students with the opportunity to study in depth Celtic Spirituality, including through the study of Celtic archaeological sites in Europe, early monasticism, the role of women in Celtic society, and the reception and adaptation of the Gospel message into the Celtic culture. Students will also study Celtics saints, the distinctiveness of Celtic spirituality and the theology that emerges from a critical study of Celtic spirituality.

Study hours

10 hours per week for 12 week semester, comprised of:

  • At least one hour per week for online lectures.
  • At least three hours per week of reading.
  • At least six hours per week of directed study, including optional and assessable online activities.

Teaching methods

Online lectures; online activities; guided reading; scaffolded assessments; feedback on assessments. 

Type of Assessment and Weight

  • Online Discussion (30%)
  • Minor Essay (30%)
  • Major Research Essay (40%)
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