Fierce Landscapes: Listening to the People of Appalachia

December 30, 2016 - January 8, 2017

“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


[email protected]

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