Body and Soul/Cuerpo Y Alma

Session: Fall
Type: Synchronous
Units: 3
Academic Year: 2021 - 2022
Approval Required: No

“Decolonizing Latinx and Liberation Theologies.” This synchronous course will explore Latin American Liberation Theologies and embodied ritual practices that interrogate the body as a space of contention, resistance, and transformation.

Requirements: Weekly attendance and participation; Three individual five (5) page reflection papers; One collective class presentation. Examples of topics to be discussed:
1) Indigenous Ways of Knowing: The Lived Religious Experience.
2) Two-Spirits/Queer/GNC Latinx Bodies as Decolonizing Narratives of Resistance.
3) Fleshing the Spirit: Storytelling and Healing Rituals as Research and Theological Narratives.

Relates to SKSM Thresholds:4,5,6,8 and MFC Comps: 1,3,4,6,7.

Both MASC and Div. degrees.

Faculty: Rev. Dr. Maria Cristina Vlassidis Burgoa