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Winter 2011

Celebration Seminar for Spirituality Program

Back in 1989, Ben Campbell Johnson was praying in the desert, and the idea for a Christian Spirituality Program at Columbia Seminary was planted in his mind and heart. This year, the program marked its 15th anniversary with a "celebration seminar."

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Going to the Woods, Going Home

Tom Lewis bids farewell to Spirituality Program participants, as - at the beginning of his retirement - he continues to listen for God's call.

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Nine Awarded Spirituality Certificates

Those who hold the CTS Certificate in Spiritual Formation can be a valuable resource to help in the renewal of the Church, says Spirituality Program Director Tom Lewis. Nine people recently completed this rigorous program

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How Do We Preach about Peace, Justice, Reconciliation?

Preaching about peace, justice, and reconciliation is a real challenge in today's contentious climate. Learn how, from the likes of Otis Moss, Jr.; James A. Forbes, Jr.; Joseph L. Roberts, and Anna Carter Florence, during CTS' 2011 January Seminars.

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Next Summer: Deeper Understandings

To understand one another, we need to spend time together. That's the idea behind Summer Scholars 2011 - we will explore the tenets and practices of three faith traditions: Jewish, Muslim, Christian.

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Icon to Iconic: New CTS Art Exhibit

View paintings and photographs that portray spiritual and religious icons in everyday life, in a new exhibit called, "Icon to Iconic," through January.

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Into the Wilderness

An outdoor exploration, "eco-kayaking" in the Bahamas in January 2011, is the newest of the Center for Lifelong Learning's valuable Travel with A Purpose seminars.

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Weekend Eastern Orthodox Seminar in April at Montreat

Learn the rich liturgical and theological traditions of Eastern Orthodox Christianity during a four-day seminar, April 28 - May 1, at Montreat Conference Center in North Carolina, with distinguished scholar and church historian V. Bruce Rigdon.

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