In this course, we will explore the relationship between inner awakening and revolutionary social change. We will study eleven mystics from different religious traditions whose life and work exemplify the integration of interior and exterior transformation: Hildegard of Bingen, Rumi,Thomas Merton, Abraham Heschel, Dorothy Day, Helder Camara, Thich Naht Hanh, Alice Walker, Dorothee Soelle, Suen-Kim Chi Ha and Thomas Berry.