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March 2015

At Play in Creation: Merton’s Awakening to the Feminine Divine, with Christopher Pramuk

March 27, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Mercy by the Sea, 167 Neck Road
Madison , CT 06443 United States
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Join author, theologian and musician, Chris Pramuk, for a unique celebration of the centennial of Thomas Merton's birth, exploring the beloved poet, peacemaker and mystic’s transforming contemplation of Sophia, “mysterious Unity and Integrity…Wisdom…Mother of all…the Gift of my Creator’s Thought and Art within me…” Pramuk's book, Sophia, the Hidden Christ of Thomas Merton, has been described by Merton's former secretary, Bro. Patrick Hart, as the best book ever written about Thomas Merton and was awarded the International Thomas Merton's Society's…

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April 2015

“The Sciences of Emergent Complexity: Evolutionary Emergence of Body, Mind, and Spirituality”

April 15, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Villanova University, Driscoll Auditorium, 800 East Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, 19085 United States
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The Vivian J Lamb Lecture Series on Augustinian Thought and the Sciences http://philipclayton.net/curriculum-vitae/ Philip Clayton, Ingraham Professor, Claremont School of Theology "The Sciences of Emergent Complexity: Evolutionary Emergence of Body, Mind, and Spirituality" Science is more than physics and we are more than a “pack of neurons.” This Vivian J. Lamb Lecture explores the new sciences of emergent complexity. A quick trip from the beginnings of the cosmos to birth of consciousness and beyond shows that no single law rules…

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New Steps in the Cosmic Dance of Dialogue

April 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Temple University, 1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States
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An evening in conversation with Sr. Joan Chittister, Paul Knitter, Leonard Swidler and others Sr. Joan offers wisdom for a life of purpose, passion, and joy. Paul claims he is a better Christian for knowing about Buddhism. Leonard reminds us that no one knows everything about anything.   All three have long been at the forefront of interreligious dialogue, and they will share their experiences on the road and hopes for the future. Bring your questions and join other interfaith activists in the conversation. The…

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October 2015

Sunday Adult Forums: Reconcilable Differences: Rediscovering The Relationship Between Faith and Science

October 1, 2015 @ 10:30 am - November 22, 2015 @ 10:30 am

Episcopal Church of The Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania     To view the October poster click here. To view the November poster click here.

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November 2015

Sunday Adult Forums: Reconcilable Differences: Rediscovering the Relationship Between Faith and Science

November 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Episcopal Church of The Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania   To view the poster click here.

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March 2016

Open Dome Night

March 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For more information, click here to view the flyer

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June 2016

HOW CAN WE KNOW?: Co-Creating Knowledge in Perilous Times

June 25, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Sponsored by The Institute on Religion in Age of Science (IRAS). For more information, click here to view the flyer.

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September 2016

Does Neuroscience Teach That We Have No Souls?

September 21, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Connelly Center Cinema, Villanova University, Connelly Center, Villanova, PA 19085
Villanova, PA 19085 United States
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Many Christians believe that we are necessarily committed to body-soul dualism, while most neuroscientists proceed on the assumption that we are purely physical organisms. Dr. Murphy's purpose is to show that dualism is not an essential Christian teaching, and that a physicalist account can be reconciled with both Scripture and with a significant part of the Christian tradition, so long as the account does not reduce us merely to the product of physical laws.     To view the flyer…

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Scarred by Struggle with Joan Chittister, OSB

September 25, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sorgenti Arena, 9601 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States
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Chestnut Hill College’s Institute for Forgiveness and Reconciliation is happy to announce the upcoming presentation on SUNDAY afternoon, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 by Joan Chittister, OSB, entitled Scarred by Struggle. As we look at our world, our political system, our church, our neighborhoods, our families and our own hearts, we see that we all bear the scars of struggle, past and present. Joan Chittister has become for many of us a prophetic, wisdom figure, who boldly speaks from where she stands.…

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