An exploration of the various stages of growth involved in the believer’s journey, employing both experiential and biblical data. Particular focus is given to St. John of the Cross who developed perhaps the most elaborate and influential approach to understanding the work of the Spirit in various phases of the Christian’s life and how this relates to the relationship between discursive and contemplative prayer and meditation.
Prerequisite: Institute for Spiritual Formation program course; open to students in Spiritual Formation academic programs only.
Units: 2 - 3.
Notes: Required of all SF students.