In this series, the arts lead us into deeper ways of encountering, exploring, and understanding not just our own tradition but the religious traditions of our neighbors. When studying other faiths, “leave room for holy envy,” said Swedish biblical scholar Krister Stendahl.
Use easy-to-learn multiple, simple repeated patterns and create miniature works of art that surprise and delight. Experience a relaxed and refreshed way of using repetition like a sacred word that ties one to the present moment.
This three-part class is for individuals and partners with some previous experience of the Enneagram. Through presentations and personal and small-group reflections, we seek to deepen our self-understandings in ways that will enhance our capacities to be in healthy relationships.
Meet 16 of Jesus’ women disciples in Luke’s gospel and the Acts of the Apostles.
John Main, a twentieth-century Benedictine Monk, reintroduced the rich Christian tradition of meditation to spiritual seekers. Come explore his teachings on meditation as a way of contemplative prayer, the practice of meditation, its roots in the Christian tradition, and its power to compel us beyond our place of prayer to compassionate action in the world.
Continuum is an interdisciplinary/multi-cultural exploration of consciousness, the continuity and interconnectedness of life, and our capacities to learn, to be well, and to care for others. Blending images, quotes and research spanning fields, cultures and 1000s of years, the first 33 panels of the 66 panel exhibit are currently on tour.
As part of our ongoing focus to explore current cultural dynamics through the lens of contemporary wisdom writers the men’s spirituality group will use David Brook’s Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life for our fall series book study.
Emmy Kegler and Kelly Brown Douglas explore and live out their experiences contending with gender, racial justice and sexuality. One is a millennial, identifying queer and searching for her vocation. One is a Gen X prophet, critiquing white exceptionalism and calling for racial justice and equality.
This all-day retreat offers reflection, practice, and workshops that explore more deeply the next era of Christian contemplative movement. The day will be spent moving through three lenses of understanding contemporary Christian contemplation: Grounding in Practice, Transformation in Community, and Embodiment, Compassion and Healing.
This weekend event begins with a public conversation and book launch of Contemplation and Community. You’ll have the opportunity to talk with co-editors Jessica (Jessie) M. Smith and Stuart Higginbotham and enjoy readings and reflections from contributing writers.