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“Naming the Unnameable” An Evening with Matthew Fox

“How we conceive of God will have enormous impact on how we behave toward each other, how we justify our actions, what we believe is possible, and what we find sacred.”

- Matthew Fox

What do we mean by “God” in today’s world?  Do the names for God change as we mature as individuals, evolve as a species, and face a critical “turning time” in human and planetary history?”

During this evening of reflection, theologian Matthew Fox will present themes from his new book Naming the Unnameable: 89 Wonderful and Useful Names for God… Including the Unnameable God.  The presentation will be followed by book signing and dessert reception.

In Naming the Unnameable, Matthew Fox gathers Divine Names from past and present scientists, poets, and mystics, inviting us to begin where authentic spirituality begins: from experience.  Ultimately, no name for God suffices.  We are challenged to probe the rich ecology of human spirituality to ask questions, embrace paradox, and listen silently to life’s deep mysteries.

Friday, October 4, 2019; 6:30pm—8:00pm
Cost of $20 includes presentation and dessert reception.

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Overnight Option:  Friday, October 4, to Saturday, October 5, 2019  Those registering for this option will be placed on a waiting list for a bedroom.
Cost of $145 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, presentation, and reception; overnight accommodations on Friday; breakfast  on Saturday; and Saturday program.

Weekend Option:  Friday, October 4, to Sunday, October 6, 2019 Those registering for this option will be placed on a waiting list for a bedroom.
Cost of $205 includes Friday evening presentation, Friday and Saturday night accommodations, meals beginning with breakfast on Saturday through breakfast on Sunday, and Saturday program.

Matthew Fox is an internationally-respected spiritual theologian, Episcopal priest, and justice activist.  He has authored dozens of books including Original Blessing, The Coming of the Cosmic Christ, A Spirituality Named Compassion, Occupy Spirituality:  A Radical Vision for a New Generation, Christian Mystics, Naming the Unnameable, and The Lotus and the Rose: A Conversation Between Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Christianity. He has contributed much to the rediscovery of Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart, and Thomas Aquinas as pre-modern mystics and prophets.  Matt Fox holds  a doctorate in the history and theology of spirituality from the Institut Catholique de Paris.  He founded the University of Creation Spirituality in California and conducts dozens of workshops each year.  He is the recipient  of numerous peace and ethics awards and is currently a visiting scholar at the Academy of the Love of Learning in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and resides  in Vallejo, California.


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“Naming the Unnameable” An Evening with Matthew Fox


Matthew Fox- Sunday

$10.00 deposit required

Matthew Fox- Overnight Option- Fri & Sat

$50.00 deposit required

Matthew Fox- Weekend- Fri-Sat-Sun

$50.00 deposit required
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