Syllabus of “A History of Western Philosophy”

Subject              : A History of Western Philosophy

Lecturer           : Gerardette Phillips, M.A

Semester          : III (Academic Year 2005-2006)

  1. Introduction to Western Mysticism
  2. Early Christianity Mysticism in the Old Testament
  3. Faith in Christianity
  4. Infinity Bible I
  5. Infinity Bible II
  6. God
  7. Jesus
  8. St. Ignatius of Antioch and Origen
  9. St. Basil the Great and St. Augustine
  10. Francis of Assisi and Meister Ekhart
  11. Catherine of Siena and Julian of Norwich
  12. Jewish Mysticism: Kabbala

Main Reference:

An Anthology of Christian Mysticism, Harvey Egan, S.J

Christianity: Essence, History and Future, Hans Küng

Kabbala, article from Routledge Encyclopedic

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