Research essay

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What is the role of the spiritual teacher (guru) and how are we to understand discipleship? What is the significance of the guru-disciple relation today and in the future? The traditional role of the guru is not widely understood, even by those professing to practice within a tradition entailing discipleship. This course explored and critically assess the dynamic of guru and disciple, utilizing traditional sources and contemporary writings.

Research essay requirement.

A research paper (8 pages) focusing on the guru-disciple tradition or any related idea, theme, or issue within a contemporary context, and that illuminates our understanding of the guru-disciple dynamic and its relevance for today. Double spaced. 12 point. APA. 

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