Sacred Lineages: Goddesses, Foremothers, and Activists
School of Consciousness and Transformation PARW 6500 3.00
This course weaves together women's spiritual experiences with cultural history, art, womanist-feminist theory and practice, Earth-based spiritual traditions, ecology, ecofeminism, and ancient and modern struggles for liberation. Drawing substance from the visions, dreams, artistry, and activism of many women and other subaltern populations from all over the globe, it introduces some of the leading and emerging multicultural and multidenominational voices of the women's spiritual movement in the U.S. and the world. This portal course for Women's Spirituality residential M.A. and Ph.D. students emphasizes community building and greater awareness and appreciation of diversity. Each person is asked to research and share her mother-line heritage.