This is a continuing program patterned on our popular Classics in Religion programs of the last six years. Informal discussions explore a tapestry of diverse topics with deeply spiritual threads.
Everyone is invited to attend one or many sessions; registration is not required. Free-will offering benefits sponsor, Cobblestone Springs Retreat Center. One-hour presentations and discussions on a variety of topics, in partnership with the Penn Yan Public Library. Currently being presented via Zoom.
Please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive the Zoom links. If sessions were recorded, videos can be accessed at the original posts linked below.
Note change from weekly meetings to the first two Mondays of each month (shifted for holidays). Meets Monday mornings, 11:00 a.m. to Noon
Upcoming Topics: Winter-Spring 2021
- March 1: Sandi Perl, Saying Yes More than No to God’s People
- March 8: Laurie Gifford Adams, Finding the Story in Yourself
- April 5: Dr. William G. Christ, Introduction to the Science of the Soul
- April 12: Alex Andrasik, A Brief Introduction to Druidry
- May 3: Jan Carr, The Teachings of Black Elk
- May 10: Dr. Henry Thomas, Africa and the Early Church
- June 7: Karen Eileen Marsh, Paganism and the Present
- June 14: Dr. Christopher Wright, Seeking the Numinous Through Photography
Past Topics: Fall 2020 to Spring 2021
- Dr. Christopher Wright, C.S. Lewis’s The Problem of Pain
- Anne Meyer-Wilber, Death: Fear or Adventure
- The Very Rev. Dan Burner, Scripture Through the Lens of Culture and History Video of presentation
- Anne Meyer-Wilber, Discussion of the New Year, Pandemic-Style
- Giovina Caroscio; Seeking Light in Darker Times
- Dr. Christopher Wright; The Popol Vuh: Creation Myths of the Ancient Maya
- Eric Detar, Keuka College Historical Examples of Interfaith Cooperation
- Jorgen and Lynn Overgaard, Denmark’s Faith and Culture
- Dr. Robin Wright, Deconstructing Columbus Day
- Dr. Leslie Schwartz, Stories of Life and Death from the Talmud