In 2015, Dr. Kevin Minister participated in a Teaching Interfaith Understanding faculty development seminar, run in partnership between the Council of Independent Colleges and Interfaith Interfaith America, and generously funded by the Henry Luce Foundation. For information on future seminars, and to access more resources created by seminar alumni, visit The Council of Independent Colleges.
About this Assignment
The following assignment was developed by Dr. Kevin Minister to use in his “World Religions” course at Shenandoah University (Winchester, PA) to help students engage with interfaith themes. Religious literacy, case study methodology, and ethical analysis are central components of this course. This particular tool is used to incorporate experiential learning by way of community site visits and interviews.