Cultivating Peace in Difficult Times @ Sacred Stream, Berkeley [9 September]

Cultivating Peace in Difficult Times

19:00 - 20:30

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Sacred Stream
2149 Byron St, Berkeley, California 94702
Registration fee: $45
Saturday, September 9, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for an evening with renowned scholars Matthew Fox and Robert Thurman in this discussion on what we can do to help further the causes of peace in troubled times. Dr. Thurman and Reverend Fox have written many books on Buddhism, Christian mysticism, and Creation spirituality and are fierce advocates of justice, equality, and creative approaches to solving the spiritual and social crises in the current time. Dr. Thurman will also be signing copies of his new graphic novel, A Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. And Rev. Fox will be signing his latest book, A Way to God: Thomas Merton’s Creation Spirituality Journey. Isa Gucciardi, Ph.D., Founding Director of the Sacred Stream, will moderate the discussion.

About Robert Thurman: Robert Thurman is an influential and prolific American Buddhist writer and academic, and the first Westerner to be ordained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk. He is also the Je Tsongkhapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University, holding the first endowed chair in this field of study in the United States.

About Matthew Fox: Matthew Fox is an internationally acclaimed spiritual theologian, Episcopal priest, and activist who was a member of the Dominican Order for 34 years. He holds a doctorate in the History and Theology of Spirituality from the Institut Catholique de Paris and has devoted 45 years to developing and teaching the tradition of Creation Spirituality.
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