“Fierce Landscapes: Listening to the People of Appalachia”
December 30, 2016-January 8, 2017
Hosted by Wake Forest Divinity School, Winston-Salem, NC and sponsored by AMERC
This 12-day immersion is followed by 3-4 interactive distance learning sessions and a 15-20 page integrative paper. The immersion finds its home among the people of Western North Carolina and Southwest Virginia. Students will enjoy on-site interactions with congregations, and religious and community leaders. Time for spiritual development, worship, and reflection provide the framework for the immersions. Participants will be aided by readings prior to the immersion experience.
Date: December 30, 2016-January 8, 2017
Beginning at High Pastures Christian Retreat Center, Burnsville, NC
Cost: $1,000, Non-Wake Forest students.
Deadline for application: November 1, 2016; Deadline for payment: December 1, 2016.
For further information and to register, contact:
Dr. Bill J. Leonard
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
P.O. Box 7719 Reynolds Station
Winston-Salem, NC 27109