Description: This course explores spiritualities of knowing: what are the various ways that human beings seek knowledge and wisdom, and what are the spiritual dimensions of these practices? How do religions cultivate – or suppress – forms of knowing? Cosponsored by the Zygon Center for Religion and Science (ZCRS)
Six guest presenters reflect on the spirituality of their practices of knowing. Four core texts – each with captivating poetics and distinctive voice – explore the spiritual dimensions of knowledge of self, society, and cosmos; Other supplemental sources – poems, musical works, objects of study and contemplation, academic sources, personal experience, religious artifacts and practices – serve as conversation partners for the course; weekly practice of diverse ways of knowing.
Seminary: Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Science areas: Cosmos and astronomy, health and human sciences, general and social sciencesMLSF513 Spiritualities of Knowing (Stewart)