The Introductory Wisdom School

Center for Action and Contemplation

Awaken to your yearning for a different kind of presence and develop the skills, knowledge, and actions for self-transformation. The Introductory Wisdom School is a 14-week online course introducing students to the Christian Wisdom path and is designed to increase your capacity to know. Knowing in this tradition does not mean an increase in intellectual …
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Heart Longings: An Invitation to the Contemplative Path

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Does your heart long for a deeper connection to God? Do you yearn to live from a place of calm and love instead of fear? Do you desire to journey together in a community of like-hearted souls? If so, join us for the eight-month program, Heart Longings: An Invitation to the Contemplative Path, November 2021-June …
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Walking with God: Puritan Practices and Spirituality

Regent College

Puritanism was a devotional movement that continually returned to the necessity of a closer walk with God—and consistently taught how to practice that walk. Explore the principles and practices of Puritan spirituality and discover how their spiritual disciplines can deepen and transform your relationship with God today. In-Person, Online & Recorded: This course is being offered …
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Faith and Reason–Non-credit

Yale Divinity School

This course will study the relation between faith in God and the capacities of human reason.  The main topics will be the relation between faith in God and morality, religious experience, the problem of evil, the nature of faith, the traditional proofs for the existence of God, miracles and science, immortality, and religious pluralism. In …
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Living a Life of Forgiving: Honoring the Life, Ministry and Legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutu–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

Our sense of “being” is grounded in a healthy self-esteem and satisfaction with our lives. These can be burdened by our feeling wounded with hidden grief and mourning. Today’s uncertainty and anxiety make it even more difficult for us to engage in self-care, and to theologically frame our understanding of self-care as something positive and …
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Biblical Values–Not for credit

Yale Divinity School

Many people in the modern world claim to espouse biblical values. This course will examine what the Bible has to say about several issues that are controversial in the modern world, including right to life, gender,  social justice and the environment . It will also reflect on the difficulty of identifying a single, or even …
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The Soul of a Pilgrim: Eight Practices for the Journey Within

Queen's House Retreat and Renewal Centre

A Book Study Offered on ZoomEight Wednesday evening, March 23—June 29, 5:00—7:00 p.m. CST/MDTPresented by Nancy Phillips and Sarah Donnelly through the Queen’s House Retreat and Renewal Centre. Join with other seekers as we slowly appreciate the wisdom found in Christine Valters Paintner‘s book, The Soul of the Pilgrim. Please source your own copy of this …
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Rediscovering the Heart of Methodism: Nurturing Entrepreneurial Mindsets

Duke Divinity School (Duke University)

Methodism has been fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit that empowers communities of faith to pursue the holistic vision of human flourishing found in Scripture. In this course, you’ll explore the wisdom offered by Methodism’s rich history of entrepreneurship and learn to imagine fresh ways you and your church can bear witness to the reign of …
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Martin Luther: The First Protestant Mystic?

Regent College

Explore the relationship between Protestantism, evangelicalism, and mysticism through the lens of Martin Luther’s life and faith. Wrestle with the overlap between Protestant faith and medieval mystical writings by looking at Luther’s own well-documented interaction with Christianity’s mystical tradition. Discover how contemporary Protestants might similarly turn to the mystical tradition for wisdom and inspiration. Evaluate …
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