George Herbert as Mystic

RETREAT WITH THE MYSTICS 

George Herbert as Christian Mystic

Led by Rev Graeme Watson                         

Saturday 22 September

10.30 am – 4.00 pm

Cost £30 Concessions £20

Please bring a packed lunch.  Coffee and tea provided

 

The poems of the Anglican priest George Herbert (1593-1633) continue to make an impact on 21st century spirituality.   This interactive day will explore some of the relationships between the rich imagery of his poetry and our own practice of Christian meditation.   Participants are invited to bring their own chosen poems of Herbert to share. Highly recommended:  George Herbert The Complete Poetry, Penguin Classics, 2015;  John Drury Music at Midnight: The Life and Poetry of George Herbert, Allen Lane, 2013.

 

Graeme is an Anglican priest and spiritual director. He leads poetry workshops and retreats, and teaches Meditation in the WCCM.   He is the author of Strike the Cloud: Understanding and Practising the teaching of the Cloud of Unknowing, and The Song of Songs: A Contemplative Guide, both SPCK  He has recently recorded 8 talks on The Cloud of Unknowing for WCCM (available www.wccm.org ).

September 22nd, 2018 10:30 AM   to   4:00 PM
St Mark's Myddelton Square
The Meditatio Centre
London , EC1R 1XX
United Kingdom

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Phone: 020 7278 2070
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Full Price GBP 30.00
Concession (OAP, unwaged, student) GBP 20.00

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