Global Spiritual Traditions 1/ Spiritual Direction 1
January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 23 @ 5:00 pm
ChI Culture & Foundations and Global Spiritual Traditions 1 is the first of a 2-part series that
introduces students to ChI’s core philosophy and learning approach as well as an
introduction to World Religions and/or spiritual paths that have their origins in the 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 ChI
the curriculum incorporates lecture, dyad shares, various art projects, and site visits to appeal to
our many ways of integrating and practicing new learning.
* This 5-day classroom course is required for all Interfaith Chaplaincy students. There is
an additional online study required for completion of this course. GST 1 and GST2 can be taken
in any order.
3 credit hours