ChI Spirtual Traditions I

Session: Summer
Type: Intensive, Synchronous
Units: 2
Academic Year: 2022 - 2023
Approval Required: No

ECO Core


Global Spiritual Traditions 1 is the first of a 2-part series. These courses introduce students to World Religions and/or spiritual paths that have their origins in earth-centered, indigenous practice (Africa, Pagan, First Nation and other indigenous worldviews), or ancient Eastern philosophy and belief systems (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism). While engaging with the world’s knowledge, beliefs, traditions, scriptures, and practices, the curriculum incorporates lecture, dyad shares, various art projects, and site visits to appeal to our many ways of integrating and practicing new learning. Only for joint-program students participating in Chaplaincy Institute (ChI) courses as part of the Interfaith Chaplaincy and Ministry Certificate.

[Max. enrollment 15. Auditors excluded.

Relevant for SKSM threshold2 1 (Life in Religious Community & Interfaith Engagement) and 3 (Sacred Text & Interpretation); MFC competency 3 (Spiritual Development for Self and Others).

Prerequisite: ECO course.

Course meets full days, Fri/Sat/Sun, Jul 8- Jul 10, 2022].