The self-described “progressives” among America’s Protestant clergy at the turn of the twentieth century were well known in church circles and beyond for their advanced thinking on theology, politics, and foreign affairs.
As they faced the prospect of a new century, these ministers and academics thought of themselves as broad-minded, humane, and cosmopolitan, in harmony with the very best scientific, political, and theological wisdom of the age.
– Richard M. Gamble quoted by Fred Plumer
Robin Meyers was the keynote speaker at the recent Progressive Spirituality Conference in Napier. Here are some YouTube links to some presentations put on line by Pitt St Uniting Church in Sydney.
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Common Dreams Conference
Progressive Spirituality: New Directions
16-19 September 2016
Somerville House, 17 Graham Street South Brisbane
It would be great if a few kiwis can get over and join this. There are some excellent speakers, a parallel programme for emerging generations, panel discussions, lots of electives and an artist in residence. Other familiar names to NZers are Margaret Mayman and Ian Lawton. MORE INFORMATION
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