Building On Fire

  • Rutgers Church 236 West 73rd Street New York, NY, 10023 United States

DESCRIPTION

Often Christianity is presented as a set of spiritual experiences, religious rituals and dogmatic affirmations that enable us to interpret our world, escape it or inscribe ourselves more fully into it. In contrast, we'll explore an explosive understanding of faith that is concerned with transforming it

This is a faith that expresses salvation as a form of critical engagement with the world; an engagement that is testified to in a life overflowing with love, passion and a joyous embrace of existence. A faith that demands we critique our most dearly held beliefs and make room for our deepest doubts.

I'd like to invite you to spend the day with me as we delve into these themes and unpack what life before death might actually look like.

What to Expect

We'll be gathering together at 9:30am for some coffee/tea and a chance to meet everyone. Over the course of the day I'll be offering some talks, engaging questions and wrestling with some of the issues you bring to the table.

Who Should Come

This day will be of primary interest to faith leaders, activists, therapists and those more generally interested in fostering healthy community. It will also be of value to those of you moving out of a more restrictive religious past and attempting to cultivate a richer, more expansive faith.

Friday night

The evening before this event, I'll be hosting a free movie night called Prometheus: Interrupted. More information to follow.