Charter for Compassion
Ocean Seminary College is proud to participate in the Charter for Compassion initiative founded by religious scholar Karen Armstrong. In our commitment to meet the charter's goals, Ocean Seminary College has opened up three courses for the general public:
03.01.033 Twelve Steps toward a Compassionate Life
This course students spend a year actively working toward manifesting a compassionate life and bringing to bear in their own lives the "Charter for Compassion". Students may begin this course on the 15th of any month. Each month you will work on a different step. Text required and supplied by student: Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong.
03.01.013 Models of Forgiveness & Reconciliation
This self-study course looks at the role of forgiveness through diverse religions to create a comprehensive model. Texts: Exclusion & Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation by Miroslav Volf; The Sunflower: On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal; and The Wisdom of Forgiveness by the Dalai Lama
04.01.001 Ecology & the Sacred
This self-study course introduces the students to foundational principles in the science of ecology and encourages students to explore the role of Nature to their spiritual identity. Text provided.
To register for all or one of these courses, please email Dr. Batten MacDowell at email@example.com