- February 22, 2017
- 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Oratio and Contemplatio
Can academic life be a spiritual practice? In the rush to finish papers, think of something brilliant, or just make sense of a text, it’s easy to forget this possibility. Join us to explore how the monastic practice of Lectio Divina, or sacred reading, can revive meaning for your scholarship. Through experiential exercises and discussion, we will move into a space of reverence for our research topics and projects. In this state, all reality has the potential to become sacred text. If you are at work on a piece of writing, please bring it, though none is required. You may attend one or both workshops.
About the Facilitator
Elizabeth Jennings, a CWS Writing Fellow, has a B.A. in writing, M.A. in education, and is a Ph.D student in the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness program at CIIS. She views her own scholarship as a form of prayer.