Spiritual Roots of Development

This course investigates theories of the spiritual roots of human development, with a focus on the validity and implications of stage theories. It examines contemporary theories of development in light of current and historical theories of spiritual development, with particular attention to Wilber, Washburn, Steiner, Aurobindo, and Khan. Implications of these theories for educational theory and practice are drawn. Students have an opportunity to investigate a theorist of their choice. Students who are not matriculated in the MA Contemplative Education program must receive permission of the instructor to register.
Course Number: EDU720E
Units: 2.0