Franciscan Spirituality: From God, to God, through Christ" explores the major sources of Franciscan spirituality to be found in the life and writings of Sts Francis and Clare of Assisi. The course will set these two giants of Catholic and world spiriuality and mysticism in the context of their 13th century western European lived experience, as well as tracing a few of the highlights of the development of Franciscan spirituality in recent times with regard to such contemporary issues as feminism, ecology, and peacemaking.