Ritual and Sacred Ceremony

Code: IPS/SP5/710


Updated Course Description and Outline Coming Soon

(Course Description and Outline From Fall 2023)

An introduction to the theory and practice of ritual, focused on elements shared by multiple traditions. Humans use ceremony to approach the divine, build community, mark important life events, and more. Together, we will explore theological, psychological, sociological, anthropological, and philosophical theories of ceremonial activity. We will apply those theories as we study effective ritual facilitation to increase our own skills.

Note: This course is on an every-other-year rotation

The course is a spirituality elective and MAIIS requirement.

Available via distance or in person