Thomas Merton, the Trappist monk, deeply cared for those affected by war, poverty, and marginalization. From the walls of his monastery, he influenced a generation of Christians to walk alongside the poor while maintaining one’s inner life through practices like solitude. Sr. Therese Elias, OSB, will offer her reflections on Thomas Merton’s life and spiritual practices, from solitude to solidarity.
Nick Pickrell recently spoke at Redemption Church in Olathe, KS. Listen to hear about how humanity's propensity to categorize people is actually a double-edged sword.
Seventy years ago, Gandhi inspired a nation under occupation to gain its independence through noncooperation and nonviolence. What lessons can we learn from this historic social movement, and how can the Gandhian program inform our own spiritual formation in the Christian tradition? Join us for a conversation with Adam Campbell, founder of the Peace and Permaculture Center and member of the Possibility Alliance, as we explore the ways Gandhi balanced political action and constructive social programs with a deep commitment to mindfulness self-transformation.