2024 Spirituality in Practice: Embodied Imagination for Life and Liberation

Reading assignments from faculty of Spirituality in Practice.  Books and other content are added when received from faculty presenters. Please check back frequently for new additions.

Session 1: September 6-11, 2024 (in person)
Spirituality and Scripture
Faculty: Shively Smith

  1. Howard Thurman, Deep River and the Negro Spiritual Speaks of Life and Death, Friends United Press, 19875.

  2. Cole Arthur Riley, This Here Flesh, Convergent Books, 2023. –

Spirituality and Justice
Faculty: Juan Carlos Huertas

  1. Patrick Saint-Jean, The Spirituality of Transformation, Joy, and Justice: The Ignatian Way for Everyone, Broadleaf Books, 2023.

  2. Cole Arthur Riley, Black Liturgies: Prayers, Poems, and Meditations for Staying Human. Convergent, 2024.

Session 2: January 11, 2025 (online)
Spirituality Embodied in Personal Life
Faculty: Frank Rogers

Session 3: April 4-9, 2025 (in person)
Spirituality and Discernment
Faculty: Luther Smith

Spirituality and Compassion
Faculty: Sr. Kathleen Flood

Session 4: September 6, 2025 (online)
Spirituality Embodied in Relational Life
Faculty: Frank Rogers

Session 5: January 10, 2026 (online)
Spirituality Embodied in Vocational Life
Faculty: Frank Rogers

Session 6: April 17-22, 2026 (in person)
Spirituality and Creativity
Faculty: TBD

Spirituality and Creation
Faculty: Ray Buckley