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CHRS/WREL 680S [IF]

Feminist Spirituality through an Interfaith Lens, Spring 2013

Jennifer Howe Peace

What have Christian and Jewish feminists contributed to our understanding of spirituality? How can their work inspire ours? Taking an historical and experiential approach, this seminar style class will introduce students to the writing and wisdom of academics and practitioners working in the area of feminist spirituality. Through readings and guest lectures the course will focus on Christian and Jewish feminist spirituality with some consideration of contributions from other religious traditions.  With an emphasis on biography and the power of personal narrative, students will focus on the intersection of the theological and the personal as they explore their own lives as source material for feminist spirituality. Strong written and oral communications skills required. Limit: 20.

Syllabus

Spring - Tuesday, 9:00 – 11:50 a.m. *CLOSED*


Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
Y
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.


Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.

 

Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.