Christian Mysticism Class at Evening at Emory begins October 13

There's still time to register for the Introduction to Christian Mysticism class being offered through the Evening at Emory program. Continuing education credit is available for this 5-week class. To register, click here. Here's the course description from the Emory website:Introduction to Christian MysticismEvening at EmoryHumanities and Cultural Studies The renowned twentieth century German theologian Karl Rahner said, “The Christian of the future will be a mystic or will not e … [Read more...]

Change in Dates for the Evening at Emory Class

Please note that the Evening at Emory "Introduction to Christian Mysticism" class has had a schedule change. Instead of starting this Thursday, the class will begin on Thursday, October 14 and run through Thursday, November 18 (with no class on October 28).There is still time to register for the class — visit the Emory Center for Lifelong Learning Website.Thanks — and I'll see you on the 14th of October! … [Read more...]

Introduction to Christian Mysticism: Evening at Emory

Registration for the "Introduction to Christian Mysticism" class offered through Evening at Emory is now online. To register, click here.The class will meet for five Thursday evenings starting on September 23 and continuing through October 21. The class will meet on the Emory University Campus. The textbook (of course) is The Big Book of Christian Mysticism. Continuing education credit is available.Here is the course description from the Evening at Emory website:Introduction to … [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...]

Introduction to World Mysticism through Evening at Emory!

Register now for INTRODUCTION TO WORLD MYSTICISM This fall through Evening at Emory!Madonna is studying the Kabbalah. The Shack is a runaway bestseller. Seven hundred years after he died, everyone's reading Rumi. Yoga, Buddhism and other eastern practices are more popular among Americans than ever. So what gives? At the heart of all these cultural trends is mysticism, a vague word that can be translated as "the spiritual principle at the heart of religion." Many people believe mysticism is the … [Read more...]