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Art provides place to encounter God, EL2010 speaker says

In the Torah, Bezalel was charged with making the tabernacle, a portable dwelling place for the divine presence. Art—whether that be music, theater, poetry, painting or simply living one’s ...

EL2010 presenter sees connectedness of all life through yoga

“Sadly, we live in a world which often demands much of the mind but neglects the body or overuses the body and wastes the mind,” says Indira Allegra, workshop leader at PSR’s 2010 Earl ...

Workshop explores “secular but spiritual” identity

A recent Pew Research Survey of the religious landscape found that 30 percent of young people on the West Coast consider themselves "spiritual but not religious." Of those who mark “non

PSR details additional Earl Lectures workshops

A far-reaching range of topics, approaches, and ideas prevail in the workshops of the 109th annual Earl Lectures and Leadership Conference. From January 26 to 28, 2010, attendees are welcome to ...

Earl Lectures workshop leader connects animism and science

“The basis of animism could be viewed as the first law of thermodynamics: Energy can be changed from one form to another, but it cannot be created or destroyed,” explains Amy Martin

Special event highlights at Earl Lectures

An exciting variety of special events, from film screenings to gallery openings, rounds out the 109th annual Earl Lectures and Leadership Conference at Pacific School of Religion.

PSR announces Earl Lecture workshops

A full set of workshops are scheduled for the 109th annual Earl Lectures and Leadership Conference from January 26 to 28, 2010. The sessions will address a wide variety of topics and issues, all ...

"Spiritual but not Religious": PSR's 2010 Earl Lectures

A recent Pew Research Survey of the religious landscape found that 30 percent of young people on the West Coast consider themselves "spiritual but not religious." What does this unprecede

PSR alum shares stories of catastrophe and empowerment

A Master of Divinity may seem like an unlikely set of credentials for an international journalist, but Paul Jeffrey (MDiv 1980) sees parallels between his education at PSR and his career as a ...

PSR alum reveals a spiritual artist in everyone

During one liturgical art workshop that Alice Helen Masek (MA 1995) leads in papercutting, an elderly participant explained that he hadn’t considered himself capable of creativity since a ...