This class will provide a foundation in key theological and social concepts of Socially Engaged Buddhism and Latin American Christian Liberation Theologies. We will comparatively and critically engage themes such as Scripture, Buddha/Jesus, Karma/Sin, Body, Moral, Spiritual and Ritual Cultivation,  Love/Compassion, Liberation/Salvation, Identity and Solidarity. An aspect of this course will be involvement with a community in our city around the themes discussed in class. There are no prerequisites for this course