SMC455H1: Art and Spirituality in Eastern Christian Traditions

Hours: 
24L/12T

An advanced introduction to the history of Eastern Christian icons, architecture and the iconoclastic controversy. Sample topics include: Byzantine, Slavic, Coptic, Ethiopian and modern icons; the relationship between iconography, art, aesthetics, liturgy and spirituality; and/or the writings of John of Damascus, Theodore Abu Qurrah, or other significant Eastern Christian thinkers.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 10 full course credits; permission of department

Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)