Prophetic Voice and Social Transformation: for joint-program students participating in the Chaplaincy Institute (ChI) courses as part of the Interfaith Chaplaincy & Ministry Certificate. In this 3-day 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; Theatre of the Oppressed; an Introduction to Deep Culture as well as Spiritual Care as if Oppression Matters.
This course is only for students who have been admitted to the SKSM-ChI joint program and are not available to other SKSM students or to students from other GTU schools. Meets Oct. 21-23 + additional online work. Relevant for SKSM thresholds 2, 4, and 6 and MFC competencies 3 and 4. [Max enrollment 10; auditors excluded]