Contemplative Practice Intensive: Religious Studies Students

This twenty-eight-day group contemplative practice intensive can be done at an established contemplative center in a faith tradition of the student's choice: Christian monastery, Hindu ashram, Tibetan Buddhist meditation center, Jewish contemplative retreat center, Zen monastery, etc. The retreat gives the participant an opportunity to practice a prescribed discipline while living in community with others in a contemplative environment. The choice of retreat is to be approved by Religious Studies faculty and school director beforehand. The contemplative practice intensive is a noncredit requirement for MA in Religious Studies: Contemplative Religions (with or without Language) and Master of Divinity programs. Students should complete the contemplative practice intensive during the winter break of their first year or the summer following their first year.
Course Number: REL651
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