Spiritual University


Spiritual University



Spiritual University





Wednesdays 10-11:30 am, April 18 - May 23, 2018


Gain insights into the roots of biblical mysticism, as well as the similarities and contrasts of the mystical traditions within Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

 How does mysticism appear in the modern Western world?

 Mystical experiences and practices include dramatic visions, direct communication with the divine, intense spiritual quests.  However, mysticism is not limited to the Eastern cultures.

Watch engaging video and teachings by Professor Dr. Luke T. Johnson

Discuss insights and information

 No pre-requisite to participate, just curiosity to learn and gain awareness!

 Course Facilitator

Rev. Blaine Scott is a theologian who guides persons to articulate the powerful and intimate relationships between Creator and creatures. He and his wife, Tracy, founded Steadfast Steeds Mustang Horse Sanctuary in Glade Park. They partner with formerly wild horses to coach fatigued and traumatized people toward recovery and resilience.

 Rev. Scott is a United Methodist clergy of 26 years, most recently serving First UMC of Grand Junction 2005-2015. He now serves the community as a Spiritual Entrepreneur in the roles of Sr. Care Family Guide, Stress Management Coach, and Spiritual Director.

Tuition fee for this 6-week course is $20.00.

Register here and pay at the door.

Register here and pay in advance.



Spiritual University
Spiritual University is in its seventh year as an ecumenical, interfaith project of progressive thought and learning sponsored by Episcopal Church of the Nativity. People of all faith traditions or none at all are welcome. Courses are offered three times yearly - Fall, Winter, and Spring.  A nominal tuition fee is charged for each course but scholarships are available if payment is a hardship!