2. Renewing the Dance of Mysticism: Creation Spirituality, The Cosmic Christ, and Cosmology

Mondays 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

We will examine the creation spirituality of Matthew Fox, the mysticism of Hildegard of Bingen, Julian of Norwich, Meister Eckhart, Teilhard de Chardin, Richard Rohr, Howard Thurman, and Thomas Merton. Through these sages of mysticism, we will focus on understanding the importance of the historical Jesus in terms of the Cosmic Christ. Required text: Matthew Fox: Essential Writings on Christian Spirituality by Charles Burack.

Raymond Moreland is a retired Elder of the United Methodist Church and served as Executive Director of the Maryland Bible Society; he has earned the B.A., M.Div., D.Min., M.A., and Ph.D.

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