Thomas Moore - May 2nd & 3rd, 2014

Co-Sponsored by Friends of Jung-South and the Southern Progressive Alliance for Exploring Religion

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A Religion Of One's Own

518 19th Street North • Birmingham, AL

May 2, 2014
Friday night 7-9 pm

Lecture and Q & A:
"A Religon of One's Own"

Dr. Moore will be speaking from his newly released book, A Religion of One's Own: A Guide to Creating a Personal Spirituality in a Secular World. Book signing to follow.

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May 3, 2014
Saturday 9 am - 1 pm

Workshop: "Shaping Spiritual Practices into a Religion of One's Own"

Taking specific lessons from C. G. Jung, Georgia O'Keefe, Emily Dickinson and Henry David Thoreau, we will explore treating ordinary daily practices as elements in one's own religion.

Thomas Moore is the author of the bestselling book Care of the Soul and fifteen other books on deepening spirituality and cultivating soul in every aspect of life.

He has been a monk, a musician, a university professor, and a psychotherapist, and today he lectures widely on holistic medicine, spirituality, psychotherapy, and the arts. He lectures frequently in Ireland and has a special love of Irish culture.

He has a Ph. D. in religion from Syracuse University and has won several awards for his work, including an honorary doctorate from Lesley University and the Humanitarian Award from Einstein Medical School of Yeshiva University.

Three of his books have won the prestigious Books for a Better Life awards. He writes fiction and music and often works with his wife, artist and yoga instructor, Hari Kirin.

He writes regular columns for Resurgence, Spirituality & Health, and The Huffington Post and has recently published Writing in the Sand: The Spirituality of Jesus and the Soul of the Gospels, Care of the Soul in Medicine, and The Guru of Golf and Other Stories about the Game of Life. Much of his recent work has focused on the world of medicine, speaking to nurses and doctors about the soul and spirit of medical practice.