This course will present a framework for the practice and understanding of multi-religiosity, in a collaborative and pluralist environment. It will draw upon contemporary texts and guest lectures representing a diversity of faith traditions to provide an integrative context for understanding religious identity as non-binary and multifaceted. Students will be encouraged to participate in multi-spiritual practice and share their own multi-religious experiences and rituals to foster discussion about non-binary religious identity from a variety of perspectives.
Course Format and Evaluation: intensive, with final presentation and research paper or project on a specific topic or theme relating to multi-religiosity. Intended audience: all degree programs.
Required for the M.Div. and/or MASC. Relates to Thresholds: 1. Life in Religious Community and Interfaith Engagement 2. Prophetic Witness and Work 4. History of Dissenting Traditions and the Theological Quest 6. Theology in Culture and Context 7. Educating for Wholeness and Liberation and MFC: 1. Worship and Rites of Passage 3. Spiritual Development for Self and Others 7. Leads the faith into the future.
Course meets August 14-25, 2023, 10:00am-12:00pm.
[25 max enrollment; Auditors excluded].