Event: Day Workshop: Spirit and Liberty.
Facilitator: Fr Laurence Freeman.
Venue: Sanctuary, Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL.
Date: Saturday 3 February 2018.
Time: Registration: 9.30am-10am. Day Workshop: 10am-5pm.
Event Description: "Where the spirit is there is liberty". In a post- truth world and in an era of artificial intelligence what - on earth - does spirituality mean? In a post- Christendom church what is the contribution of the disciples of Jesus to the healing and renewal of humanity?
Laurence Freeman OSB is a Benedictine monk and the spiritual guide and Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation, an ecumenical contemplative community. Before entering monastic life Laurence Freeman had experience with the United Nations, in banking and in journalism.
An international speaker and retreat leader he is the author of many articles and books including, The Selfless Self, Jesus: The Teacher Within, First Sight: The Experience of Faith and Beauty’s Field.
Fr Freeman has conducted dialogues and peace initiatives such as the historic “Way of Peace” with the Dalai Lama, and is active in inter-religious dialogue with leaders of other faiths. He was awarded the Order of Canada in recognition of his work for dialogue and the promotion of world peace.
He is the Director of Meditatio, the outreach program of the community, which engages with the secular world on the themes of Education, Mental Health, Business, Addiction and Recovery, Interfaith, and the Environment.
He has been teaching an MBA course on Meditation and Leadership, at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, Washington DC, since 2013, as well as the course on Health & Meditation: Healing From the Centre, at the Royal College of Physicians Ireland.
Through The World Community for Christian Meditation community Laurence Freeman continues the work of teaching Christian Meditation and restoring the contemplative as the essential and central dimension of all Christian spirituality.
NB: There will be no refund for cancellation of your booking.
Cost: £35/£25-£20 (Concessions)/£10 (Students). For a Registration Form: