Charging Language with Meaning

Holy Cross Monastery

Limited to 10 participants. Ezra Pound wrote, “Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.” Emily Dickinson wrote, “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.” In this workshop, we will endeavor to “take off the top of our …
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Jesus, Conflict, Poetry

Gladstone's Library

  Join poet and theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama for a weekend considering and discussing Jesus and conflict through the medium of poetry with two workshop sessions – ‘Exploring Conflict through the Sense of Poetry’ and ‘Jesus of Nazareth in Contemporary Poetry’. Pádraig Ó Tuama’s work centres around themes of language, religion, conflict and art. Working …
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5 Weeks of Summer (Week 1)

Sorrento Centre

Phil McIntyre-Paul Now a 21-year tradition at the Sorrento Centre! Five day-hikes – five little pilgrimages – draw wisdom from naturalists, poets, rascals, and saints as we consider our relationship within the natural world and a viable place within God’s ecology. Phil McIntyre-Paul is the dynamic and visionary leader of the Shuswap Trails Alliance and …
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Skylight Festival 2020

Five Oaks Centre

Skylight is a gathering for people of diverse backgrounds to explore justice, arts and faith happening July 16-19, in Paris, Ontario. With roots in the experience of the Greenbelt Festival in England and the Wild Goose festival in North Carolina, Skylight is full of speakers, musicians, and artist. We are excited to welcome Skylight back …
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Poetic Meditations on the Teachings of Jesus

Regent College

Course Description Note: This course has replaced SPIR 510: Seasons of Renewal This course will focus on the sayings of Jesus as recorded in all four Gospels – both the attractive (consider the lilies) and the challenging (sell all you own). Students will approach these sayings through the lenses of both scholarship and poetry, including …
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