Amber’s Story – How Guides Experience God through Guiding Wilderness Trips for Others

As I sit examining the rock in my hands, it shocks me to realize how accurately it represents my guilt. At first, it looked like an average-sized rock, but when I picked it up over half of it was hidden underground. It is so big I can barely hold it above my knees, yet I feel this attachment to the rock, so strong that I don’t want to set it down.

Experiential Learning, Spiritual Formation & Women’s Issues Bibliography

women trail runningDenver Seminary OL602 Experiential Learning, Spiritual Formation & Women’s Issues Bibliography

Instructor: Dr. Ashley Denton

OL 602 Adventure Ministries in Cross Cultural Contexts


Anderson-Hanley, C. (1997). Adventure Programming and Spirituality: Integration Models, Methods, and Research. The Journal of Experiential Education, 20(2), 102-107.  (5 pgs).

Angell, J. (1994). The Wilderness Solo: An Empowering Growth Experience For Women. Women and Therapy, 15(3-4), 85-99.  (14 pgs).

Arnold, S. (1994). Transforming Body Image Through Women’s Wilderness Experiences. Women and Therapy, 15(3-4), 43-54.  (11 pgs).

Beames, Simon.  (2004). Critical Elements of an Expedition Experience. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 4(2), 145-158.  (13 pgs)

Caulkins, Michael C., White, David D., Russel, Keith C. (2006) The Role of Physical Exercise in Wilderness Therapy for Troubled Adolescent Women, Journal of Experiential Education, 29(1), 18-37 (9pgs)

Eriksson, Keijo. (Spring 2000) In Search of the Meaning of Life:  A Study Of The Ideas Of Senior Compulsory School Pupils On Life And Its Meaning In An Experiential Learning Context. British Journal of Religious Education, 22(2), 115-127.  (12 pgs)

Festeu, Dorin. (2001) Motivational Factors that Influence Students’ Participation in Outdoor Activities. Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2(1), 43-54.  (11 pgs).

Fox, F. E. (1983). The Spiritual Core Of Experiential Education. The Journal of Experiential Education, 6(1), 3-6.  (3 pgs).

Fox, Rebecca (1999). Enhancing Spiritual Experience In Adventure Programs. In J. Miles, & S. Priest (Eds.), Adventure programming (pp. 455-461). State College, PA: Venture Publishing Inc.  (7 pgs).

Stringer, A. & McAvoy, L. (1995). The Need For Something Different: Spirituality And Wilderness Adventure. In K. Warren, M. Sakofs & J. Hunt (Eds.), The theory of experiential education (pp.57-72). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.  (16 pgs).