Global Spiritual Traditions II

Global Spiritual Traditions II October 6 - 8, 2023, 2 credit hours, $700 Global Spiritual Traditions II is the second of a 2-part series, but also open for stand-alone enrollment. This course introduces students to World Religions and/or spiritual paths that have their origins in the Abrahamic traditions (Judaism, Islam, Christianity). While studying the world’s

$700

Online Learning Retreat

For students enrolled in the Chaplaincy Program, attendance at two retreats is required, near the start and then the middle of the course of study. One of the two retreats may be done online in the fall but spring retreats will be held on site. In both cases, required programming will fill the days throughout

Spiritual Psychology

This is a 4-day course where students will integrate wisdom from various spiritual traditions: Kabbalah with Jungian; Developmental and Archetypal Psychology; Family Systems and Psychodynamic perspectives; Astrology and Alchemy. We will consider how ego development and Identity formation weaves together with soul and spiritual development. Course topics include: • Tree of Life Model • Internalizing

Science and Spirit

Science and Spirit January 5-7, 2023, 1.5 credit hours elective This 3-day course will focus on science itself as a source for wonder, contemplation and transformative meaning. Challenging the stereotypes that paint spirituality and science as incompatible, participants will travel between first-person experiences, depictions of the Cosmos, and key developing areas of science. Day 1: 

$510

Global Spiritual Traditions 1

Global Spiritual Traditions 1 (GST1) 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

Sacred Justice Ministry

In this course, students will immerse themselves in both self-inquiry and applied theology while exploring questions around diverse aspects of injustice and oppression, how spirituality informs social action, and key elements of social transformation. Specific areas of focus will include: Prison Ministry; Human Sexuality: History, Theology and Politics; Restorative Justice and Peacemaking Circles; an Introduction

ChI Culture & Foundations

This course introduces students to The Chaplaincy Institute’s core philosophy and foundation for spiritual care and ministry. A range of teachers will present and discuss perspectives such as: eco-spirituality; culturally inclusive spiritual spaces; the interfaith path of ministry; spirituality beyond religion; and spiritual care as if oppression matters. * This course is required for all

Theological Literacy

Theology literally means “words about the Divine.” In Theological Literacy, students will explore the concepts that attempt to describe the Divine, as well as how we understand the universe and ourselves in relation to the Divine. Our approach to ministry is always directed by our theology. In this course, students will receive an interfaith orientation