An introduction to the terminology, issues, and challenges pertinent to the practice of and the theological reflection on spirituality in the Christian tradition. A survey of the main elements of spirituality in the Hebrew Scriptures, the Synoptics, the Pauline and Johannine corpuses. Aspects of spirituality in Christian Antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Reformation Period and contemporary times. Special attention given to the spirituality of Benedict of Nursia, Francis of Assisi, Ignatius of Loyola, Teresa of Jesus, John of the Cross and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Christian vocation. Principles of spiritual direction and discernment. A theological synthesis of the personal spiritual journey.