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Pilgrimage: Spain
Mon., May 14 - Wed., May 23, 2018

Pilgrimage: Spain will involve a spring semester half-unit course exploring the convivencia (harmonious co-existence) that many historians say took place between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Spain from the 8th to the 15th centuries. The pilgrimage will draw upon the Abrahamic faith traditions that shaped this significant period in Spain's history. The course will culminate in a 10-day travel excursion to the Andalusia region of Spain in May 2018. The experience will enable students to better understand the past interactions and the future potential for relations among the Abrahamic religions, as well as to apply any lessons more broadly to relations across multiple faith traditions. The pilgrimage will be led by Andrew Sharp, program specialist for multifaith initiatives, and Donique McIntosh, Assistant Dean, Westhampton College.

(Image credit: Mezquita Cathedral arches courtesy of Flickr and Stephane L.)

Questions? Contact

Dr. Andrew Sharp
Program Specialist for Multifaith Initiatives