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Issues and Voices that Matter March 3, 2011

Marcus Borg on Divine Mysticism

Marcus Borg on Divine Mysticism (photo - CMF Public Media)

Hear a presentation on Divine Mysticism Through the Ages by noted scholar and spiritual writer Marcus Borg. This was part of a three day event Lovefest 2011 sponsored by Gladdening Light a non-profit organization created to explore the nexus between faith and art. During his 60 minutes of remarks he discusses the evolution of the concept of mysticism throughout history and within differing religious experiences and its role in personal life.
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The presentation on Divine Mysticism was made on Saturday February 5, 2011. This was the second day of the three day Lovefest 2011 gathering held at the Winter Park Civic center in Winter Park, Florida. During his presentation Marcus Borg quotes from a variety of theological and philosophical sources. He explains how personal mystical experience impacts the life of the spirit and the sense of the transcendent.

In addition to Marcus Borg the three day conference included artists who discussed the role of the spirit and the divine in their art. The conference concluded with an ecumenical worship service in an integration of spirituality and art. The president of Gladdening Light which presented the conference is Randy Robertson.


Noted scholar and spiritual writer Marcus Borg (photo - CMF Public Media)
Marcus Borg

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Randy Robertson, president, Gladdening Light (photo - CMF Public Media)
Randy Robertson
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One Response to “Marcus Borg on Divine Mysticism”

  1. RevLiza Rhodes-Reese says:

    thanks, we got to hear Dr. Fox @ 2015 SFO enneagram conference. My friend, Kathy McCarthy attended his seminary in Oakland.

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