Another Form of Meditation

Event details

  • August 16, 2015
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • 10341 Water Street Highway 42 Ephraim, WI 54211

Peter ConroyWhen comparing Christian liturgy to Buddhist forms of prayer, it can be argued that Christian prayer offers a number of similarities with Eastern meditation practices that we usually do not recognize or appreciate.

Peter Conroy is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois-Chicago where he taught French language and literature for 34 years and served two terms as department chairman. He has written four books of literary criticism, translated another about French history, published over forty articles in professional journals, and presented many papers at scholarly conferences in the US and Europe. He is a Friend of UUFDC and resides with his wife, Beverly Ann, in Fish Creek during the summer. Since his retirement he has taken up golf as well as writing essays and short stories.

Music: Ellen Shahbazi
Service Leader: David Vermillion