IST 2162 1
The Life of Prayer The Life of Prayer
2 cr.
Cathie Kelsey

Adv. Req.: Life of Prayer
Crs. Dates: Jun 07–Aug 13, 2021
Credits: 2
This course will have you study the life of prayer as if it were a river, studying it by getting in and swimming, by experiencing it with many senses, giving yourself over to it. Only then, but surely then, it will have you reflecting theoretically and practically on what you have experienced.
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IST 2186 1
SJE Prax: Spiritual Foundations for Social Justice SJE Prax: Spiritual Foundations for Social Justice
2 cr.
Jennifer Leath

Adv. Req.: SJE Praxis
Crs. Dates: Jun 07–Aug 13, 2021
Credits: 2
This course introduces students to modern social justice activists with deep spiritual roots, inviting students to not only learn from the spiritual practices of social justice activists, but also to learn some of the practices of social justice activists. Through this course, students will meet local social justice activists, read the spiritual writings of some of the most noted leaders in movements for social justice, and practice spiritual grounding techniques in order to strengthen their own social justice work. Students who take this class will learn how to be more spiritually grounded as social justice and religious leaders – and how to cultivate spiritual grounding in others as they lead in their contexts.
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IST 3000 1
Amer. Ind. Cultures & Worldview Amer. Ind. Cultures & Worldview
4 cr.
Mark Freeland

Adv. Req.: Amer.Ind.Cultures&Wrldvw
Crs. Dates: Jun 07–Aug 13, 2021
Credits: 4
A survey of the world views of Native American people as these pertain to both inter-tribal beliefs and Native American ceremonial life, with an attempt to show how Native American practice proceeds from their world view.

IST 3126 1
Liberation Theologies Liberation Theologies
4 cr.
Miguel De La Torre

Adv. Req.: Liberation Theologies
Crs. Dates: Jun 07–Aug 13, 2021
Credits: 4
This course examines the emergence and development of the different manifestations of Liberation Theologies and global social protest. Special attention is given to texts and traditions from different ethnic and racial communities, both domestically and international; treating them as living changing heritages, in order to propose critical options which foster emancipatory practices in the contemporary struggle for justice. The course will concentrate on Liberation theologies, ethics, and hermeneutics.
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IST 4004 1
Clinical Pastoral Education Clinical Pastoral Education
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8 cr.
Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi

Adv. Req.: Clin Pastoral Educ
Crs. Dates: Jun 07–Aug 13, 2021
Credits: 8
Prereqs: Interdisciplinary Seminar
Identity, Power and Difference completed
Completed 24 hours of coursework
Vocation and Orientation completed
Identity, Power, Vocation, and Community
CPE is the required form of internship for MAPSC students and an additional experience available to MDiv students under supervision and directed by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. Students making this course a part of their Internship requirement must submit a petition to the director of Professional Formation before enrolling. 8 hours, Pass/Fail
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