|Photo courtesy of Anabel Proffitt|
“How can we contrive to be at once astonished at the world and yet at home in it?” said an invitation from Stan Dueck, director of Transforming Practices. “The sense of wonder holds these two states in a creative tension that feeds our spiritual lives with a sense of gratitude and awe.”
The speaker is Anabel C. Proffitt, associate professor of Educational Ministries at Lancaster (Pa.) Theological Seminary. An ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, she is author of numerous articles on religious education and is completing a book titled “The Sense of Wonder: Pathos and Play in Religious Education.”
Dates and times:
- The first session on "What Is Wonder? Where and How Do We Find It?" will be Oct. 8, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pacific time (1:30-2:30 p.m. eastern); repeated on Oct. 11, 5-6 p.m. Pacific (8-9 p.m. eastern).
- The second session on "Cultivating Religious Imagination in Life and Ministry" is Oct. 29, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Pacific (1:30-2:30 p.m. eastern); repeated on Nov. 1, 5-6 p.m. Pacific (8-9 p.m. eastern).
Source: 10/04/2012 Newsline