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Community Group Event
Monday, May 14, 2012 , 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Community Group: Seattle Area "Indra's Rainbow" Community GroupGreenwood Library
8016 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle WA 98103
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Continuing our discussion about social change and activism from the standpoint of consciousness, this month we are highlighting the work of Andrew Harvey.
Andrew Harvey is a poet, writer, teacher and mystic. At the age of 21, he became the youngest person ever to be awarded the Fellow of All Souls College, England's highest academic honor. He has written and edited over 30 books, including Dialogues with a Modern Mystic, The Way of Passion: A Celebration of Rumi, and Hidden Journey. He has taught at Oxford, Cornell and Hobart and William Smith College, and was the subject of the 1993 BBC documentary "The Making of a Mystic." He is the Founder of the Institute for Sacred Activism in Oak Park, Illinois.
Are activists lacking interests in spirituality, too busy focusing on trying to change 'others'? Do spiritual communities tend to ignore social issues, saying "You need to change yourself first"? We'll explore these questions and how personal and collective transformations could intersect.
You could download IONS Essential Shifts Interview with Andrew Harvey here:
Andrew Harvey's website:
Please bring some snacks to share. We'll provide tea. BYO mug.
If you plan to attend, please reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org