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Making it Simple: contemplation, simple life and focused mind

The second session of Unified Consciousness series
Rowan Williams

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Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams has recently retired as Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, and before that was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012.  He has written widely on theology, spirituality and literature, and his most recent books include Candles in the Dark and (with Mary Zournazi) Justice and Love: A Philosophical Dialogue.  He has a long history of engagement with WCCM.

Date

Feb 15 2022

Time

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

Online

Conducted via Zoom or live-stream.

Dr Williams, former Professor of Divinity at Oxford University and Archbishop of Canterbury uniquely combines spiritual depth, wisdom and great learning. He has been close to the WCCM for many years and delivered the John Main Seminar, ‘Silence and Honey Cakes’, in 2001. In this talk he will describe the ways in which Christian tradition thinks about the life of the spirit as a “simplification”, drawing together the diffused strands of identity into a unified presence; and he will explore how to connect this with what we mean by a “simple life”. For meditators who see their practice as ‘simple not easy’ his insights will be especially illuminating.

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Rowan Williams

Leader

Rowan Williams

Rowan Williams has recently retired as Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, and before that was Archbishop of Canterbury from 2002 to 2012.  He has written widely on theology, spirituality and literature, and his most recent books include Candles in the Dark and (with Mary Zournazi) Justice and Love: A Philosophical Dialogue.  He has a long history of engagement with WCCM.

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