This online synchronous course will present a framework for the practice of multi-religious dialogue, drawing upon contemporary texts and student experiences to understand interfaith engagement as non-binary and non-exclusive. Students will be encouraged to share their multi-religious perspectives to foster discussion about ways in which to engage in interfaith work among and between different traditions and understand dialogue from a variety of perspectives. Course Format and Evaluation: seminar, with final presentation and research paper or project on a specific topic or theme. Intended audience: all degree programs.
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 8.Embodied Wisdom and Beauty. Relates to MFC: 4. Social Justice in the Public Square 7. Leads the faith into the future.