Introduction to Christian Mysticism through Evening at Emory

I'll be teaching Introduction to Christian Mysticism through Emory University's Continuing Education Program. Classes meet on Monday evenings from November 5 through December 3. I hope I'll see you there... and please tell your friends, share on Facebook, Twitter, etc.! Thank you.To register: Description:The renowned twentieth century German theologian Karl Rahner said, “ … [Read more...]

Register now for “Introduction to Christian Mysticism” through Evening at Emory

Just a reminder to those in the Atlanta area: registration is now open for the class I'll be teaching through Emory University's Center for Lifelong Mysticism: Introduction to Christian Mysticism through Emory University's "Evening at Emory" Program. The renowned twentieth century German theologian Karl Rahner said, “The Christian of the future will be a mystic or will not exist at all.” What could he have meant by this? In the popular mind, mysticism is associated with eastern spirituality, … [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...]

Proposed Class on Christian Mysticism

The good folks at the Emory Center for Lifelong Learning have given me the green light to prepare a proposal for a class on Christian mysticism. I've taught an "Introduction to World Mysticism" class there for the past four years, and it shows no signs of easing its popularity, so now it's time to see if a class that focusses on the Christian tradition would likewise appeal to the continuing education community.My proposal is due on the program manager's desk on Monday. Here is what I've come … [Read more...]