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READERS’ FESTIVAL OF SPIRITUALITY

Event date: 24/05/2018 - 26/05/2018 Export event

READERS’ FESTIVAL OF SPIRITUALITY: INTERSECTION OF THE TIMELESS WITH TIME
Thursday 24, Friday 25 and Saturday 26 May
O’Connor Pilkington Rooms, The Carmelite Centre, 214 Richardson Street, Middle Park
Writers’ Festivals are a staple of Australian cultural life. This one will ask what favourite spiritual writers readers read. The attention is on spirituality, on individual spiritual writers, and includes anyone who lived in the last 100 years. This is an opportunity to hear a variety of speakers on their spiritual reading and the spiritual life today. The Symposium is intended to be diverse, ecumenical, and imaginative.
Thursday 24 May (11.30am–9.30pm):
Austin Cooper on C. S. Lewis, Hugh Brown on Henri Nouwen, Graeme Garrett and Jan Morgan on the Earth, Anne Elvey on Paul Celan, Robyn Reynolds on Ivone Gebara, Ruth Harrison on Raimon Panikkar, Michael McGirr on Flannery O’Connor
Friday 25 May (9.30am – 4pm):
Robert Whalley on Thomas Merton, John Dupuche on Henri Le Saux osb, (aka Abhishiktananda), Susan Frykberg on Cynthia Bourgeault, Chris Morris on Bruno Barnhart, Katharine Massam on Mary Eymard Temby, Philip Harvey on Ruth Burrows
Saturday 26 May, 10am–12pm:
Retreat with Paul Beirne
Details and bookings: info@thecarmelitecentremelbourne.org  or 9690 5430 

 

 

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