- This course provides philosophical perspectives and experiential learning opportunities that focus on adult learning for pastors, chaplains, teachers, ministry leaders, parish nurses and spiritual care providers. Please note: There is pre-requisite reading for this course.
- The focus of this course will be spiritual formation and historical/cultural appreciation. We will seek to do this by exploring the theology and spiritual practice of pilgrimage as we walk an ancient pathway and meet other pilgrims from around the world. We will be walking from Leόn to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain in fifteen days. Students will be responsible to make their own way to Leόn, arriving no later than Tuesday, May 9.
Spiritual Formation is the process of making space for the Holy Spirit’s work of transforming us into the likeness of Christ. This course introduces students to spiritual practices, grounded in the Christian tradition, that sustain and nurture a life-long pursuit of union with God.The course includes a prayer retreat. 3 Credits.
- This course is an introduction to the major living religious traditions of the world. Such an understanding is crucial to understand many of the global and local issues in the world today. Students are introduced to animism and folk forms of traditional religions, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Taoism and how these religions are impacting world affairs.