These individually-designed workshops explore classics of Western
spirituality in seminar or retreat settings. Designed mainly
for churches, they are offered as single- or multi-session classes,
weekend workshops, or 3-5 day retreats.
The Brothers Karamazov. Follow Dostoevsky’s
tormented heroes as they grapple with the
“universal questions” of
love, immortality, free will, and human suffering.
The Confessions of Saint Augustine. Discover
the foundations of modern psychology, human development, autobiography,
and Catholic theology
in this classic account of personal discovery
Dante's Cosmic Journey. Explore the entire Divine
Comedy using insights from both medieval and modern
cosmology, psychology, natural history, and theology. ... Learn
Fantasy and Religion: The Imaginary Worlds of C.S.
Lewis & J.R.R.
Tolkien. Reading classics of modern fantasy for their
moral, spiritual, and cultural insight. ... Learn
Reading the Book of Nature. Exploring natural religion
in America through classic works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry
David Thoreau, John Muir, Annie Dillard, Terry Tempest Williams,
Gary Snyder, and others