Seminar: Contemporary Mystic: Howard Thurman - # 60005
Dorsey O. Blake, D.Min.
Faculty Bio: Dorsey has his A.B. from Brown University, M.A., Pacific School of Religion and the Center for Urban Black Studies, M.Div., Pacific School of Religion and D.Min., from United Theological Seminary. He is the Pastor of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples, San Francisco. Dorsey was the first full-time Black male professor at the University of Alabama from 1972-77. He has extensive field ministry experience and work with Interfaith groups on justice and peace issues. Dorsey is Vice-President for Community Learning and founding co-director of the Doctor of Ministry program at the University of Creation Spirituality.
Course Description: This course will focus on comprehending the ideal of community as expressed through the thought and ministry of Dr. Howard Thurman. A goal of this course will be the discernment of evidence of oneness across racial, sexual, cultural, religious, and national boundaries. A crucial objective will be the embracing of spiritual discipline as an essential method for engaging the search for common ground.
1. The Search for Common Ground. (Bring 5th day) ISBN 0913408948
Books by Howard Thurman
Books about Howard Thurman
For assistance: Dorsey Blake 510.835.4827 Ext. 21
Pre-Class Writing Assignment: 5-10 pages
Post-Class Writing Assignment: 10-15 pages
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