Upcoming events

I've got a lot of wonderful events coming up this fall. They're pretty much all in the Metro Atlanta area or nearby — between writing my new book and wanting to be available in case my daughter has a medical emergency, I'm trying to limit the amount of travel I'm doing for now. But if you do happen to live in the vicinity, I hope I'll see you at one of these events:September 4, 2011: Decatur Book Festival. This is my first (hopefully of many) appearances at this premier literary event, and I a … [Read more...]

Speaking of World Mysticism…

Attention Atlanta-area readers...Introduction to World Mysticism — a four week class offered through the Emory University Center for Lifelong Learning — starts on Wednesday, April 14. Follow the link to register for it!And if you're not convinced that you would absolutely love this class, try listening to this MP3: Carl McColman talks about mysticism: what it is, and why it matters, in this interview which originally aired on Atlanta's AM 1690 in September 2008 (to promote this same class whe … [Read more...]

The Protestant Mystics

Here are the details of my forthcoming class:Mystics of the Protestant, Reformed and Evangelical Traditions Six Tuesday Evenings, April 6 through May 11, 2010 7:00 - 8:30 PM First Christian Church of Atlanta 4532 LaVista Road Tucker, GA 30084 Ours is an age of Spiritual renewal, and many Christians are sensing a call to a deeper life of devotion and conscious contact with God. Traditionally, the spiritual disciplines — and resulting experience — associated with such a hunger for the presence of … [Read more...]

Register now for Evening at Emory Spring 2010

Online registration is now open for Evening at Emory's Spring 2010 classes. I'm teaching the following classes:A Brief History of Everything American philosopher Ken Wilber writes books that combine eastern and western spirituality, psychology, biology, cultural theory, and other strands of contemporary thought to create what the author calls “integral theory.” Wilber seeks to bridge the divide between science and religion, explain the dynamics of human consciousness and moral development, and … [Read more...]