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The Spiritual Imagination in Contemporary Poetry


A study of how contemporary poets have imagined religious and spiritual experience, as well as a consideration of the relationship of poetry and religious language.  Poets to be discussed may include Christian Wiman, Spencer Reece, Franz Wright, Mark Wunderlich, Mary Szybist, Katie Ford, Mary Karr, and Jean Valentine.  The course has no prerequisites and is open to all students.

Satisfies a requirement in Religious Studies major and minor.
Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement



No pre-requisite and open to all students