Celtic Christianity Scholar comes to Tulsa March 24/25th
John Philip Newell
For more information, contact Dr. Bill Crowell at 918-699-0127
John Philip Newell will give a free evening lecture on Monday, March 24th at 6:30pm at Boston Avenue Church, 1301 S Boston Ave, in downtown Tulsa. The title of his talk based on his bestselling book, is “Listening for the Heartbeat of God.” The next day on Tuesday, March 25, he will present “The Rebirthing of God: Christianity’s Struggle for New Beginnings” in a morning workshop from 9am – Noon. Cost of the workshop is $30 and includes a box lunch. To register for the workshop, contact Dr. Bill Crowell at 918-699-0127.
John Philip, the co-founder of Heartbeat: A Journey Towards Earth’s Wellbeing, is an ordained Church of Scotland minister with a passion for peace among the great wisdom traditions of humanity. His PhD is from the University of Edinburgh and he is internationally acclaimed for his work in the field of Celtic spirituality, having authored over 15 books, including Listening for the Heartbeat of God, Praying with the Earth, and his most recent visionary work, A New Harmony: the Spirit, the Earth, & the Human Soul. He is a poet, peacemaker, and scholar. In 2011 he received the Contemplative Voices Award from the Shalem Institute in Washington DC.
Formerly Warden of Iona Abbey in the Western Isles of Scotland, he is now Companion Theologian for the American Spirituality Center of Casa del Sol at Ghost Ranch in the high desert of New Mexico. John Philip divides his time with his family between Edinburgh where he does most of his writing and the United States where he teaches and preaches across the nation.
This event is co-sponsored by Boston Ave United Methodist Church and Osage Forest of Peace in Sand Springs, OK.
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