Re-member the conversation...
A deep reconnection with the natural world is necessary not only for ecological and cultural restoration, but also for a deeper, more authentic, and intimate connection with God, ourselves, and all of the others. Recent scientific and psychological research as well as ancient spiritual traditions affirm that a sacred and reciprocal relationship with the natural world is essential for human spiritual, psychological, and physical health and meaning.
In pivotal times in Biblical history, nearly every leader was called into an intimate encounter with wilderness. We are in one of those crucial times, not just as individuals, not just as a people, but as a species. We need the revelation of the wilderness.
Following an arc of the wilderness wanderings of Judeo-Christian spiritual leaders, particularly Moses and Jesus, the week will integrate biblical narratives, eco-theology (through dynamic engagement with the works of theologians such as Thomas Berry, Matthew Fox, Michael Dowd, Teilhard de Chardin, Hildegard of Bingen, and Sally McFague), and nature-based soul work developed by developmental psychologist and wilderness guide Bill Plotkin.
This introduction to Seminary of the Wild offers an experiential, nature-based, journey of apprenticeship into the wild mysteries of the kingdom of God and an invitation into a deeper participation in the restoration of the world, tikkun olam. This gathering has been created for those who long for a more soul-infused life and who yearn to find ways to re-connect to to the natural world as a person of faith during a time of deep cultural unraveling. Finding a way forward for the Pilgrim, the Church, and the culture will require that we live in alignment with the life-enhancing wisdom of Creation--the revelatory Book of Nature.
Registration opens December 1st, 2018
For more information & to register visit the Ghost Ranch website