Matthew Fox at Common Dreams 2019

12th April 2019
Matthew Fox, a 76-year-old elder, activist and spiritual theologian will be the distinguished international keynote speaker for the Common Dreams Conference in Sydney 11-14 July 2019.

Be inspired, be sustained

Common Dreams 11- 14 July 2019 in Sydney

The 2019 Conference promises to be an exciting & stimulating gathering of speakers, artists, & workshop leaders. 

Matthew Fox, exponent of Creation Spirituality, activist and prophetic witness for social, environmental and gender justice will be joined by speakers including Joel McKerrow on The Poetics of the Sacred Imagination and Rod Bower on Common Home and a Just Society.

A wide range of workshops will explore a variety of topics incuding, Aboriginal reconciliation, religion and politics, religious naturalism, progressive thought, art making, reflection and contemplation. 

Artists include Heather Price, Rachel Collis, Alex Sangster and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir.

COMMON DREAMS is an alliance of Australian and New Zealand kindred organisations promoting the study, discussion and implementation of Progressive Christian and other progressive religious streams of thought and action.

Matthew Fox's history as a pioneering educator is long and luminous:

from his visionary programs at Mundelein College and Holy Names College, to his renowned degree curricula at the University of Creation Spirituality, to his innovative work in the California public school systems, he has framed and reframed a radical pedagogy based on ancient wisdom traditions melded with leading-edge science and spirituality.

Author of more than 35 books on spirituality and contemporary culture, among them: Original Blessing, The Coming of the Cosmic Christ, The Reinvention of Work, A Spirituality Named Compassion and Meister Eckhart: A Mystic-Warrior for Our Times, his books are celebrated around the world, and have been translated into 60 languages.

Fox believes that “by reinventing work, education and worship we can bring about a non-violent revolution on our planet” and has committed himself to this vision for many years. 

He began the Creation Spirituality movement, which is based in ancient Judeo-Christian tradition, supported by leading-edge science, bears witness for social, environmental, and gender justice, and is flourishing in the creative and prophetic spirit of our times.  An American Episcopal priest and theologian, formerly a member of the Dominican Order within the Roman Catholic Church, he is now a member of the Episcopal Church. 

See the full program on their website.  Common Dreams 2019

Registrations are now open. Early bird closes on 31 May.

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