Homiletics and Ritual Arts

This course examines working with the collective community field through ritual, the art of understanding and embodying the sacred through activities of body, speech, and mind. The course will study and present rituals such as weddings, funerals, blessings, and rites of passage in order to equip chaplains, ministers, and spiritual leaders to serve their constituencies. The course will train students to craft and lead ritual, discerning the needs of the community, the articulation of sacred space, as well as their own authentic voice.
Course Number: REL658
Units: 3.0