Iona Pilgrimage

PT 2173 - A Summer Term 2016 Course Offering (Course is full)

Course Description

An exploration of the history, theology and practice of Celtic worship, focusing on the community and worship life of the Iona community and its integration of worship and social justice. The course includes a day long introduction on campus or on-line (hybrid), a week-long visit to the Iona community (expenses and travel the responsibility of the student), and a day-long on campus or on-line (hybrid) closing reflection/integration seminar. (For information on the Iona Community see

Course Maximum: 11 students. Please note: this course is full as of October 1, 2015.

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None, Worship Foundations preferred.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, seminars, readings, worship, living in intentional Christian community.


Preparation Paper, 30%; Pilgrimage Journal, 20%; Liturgy Project, 50%. 
1 Credit

Course Dates

  • Introduction: Day-long class (date TBD) in May 2016
  • Iona Visit: June 4 to 10, 2016
  • Closing: Day-long class (date TBD) in July or August 2016

Deadline to Apply

To comply with Iona’s requirements, students are required to commit to the course by October 7, 2015.


The Reverend Sally Shaw

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