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Programme

2018 Programme - Lent Term

For a full description of the meetings please refer to the Michaelmas Term 2018 Programme PDF

HOW TO BOOK

To avoid disappointment, please book in advance, preferably by using the booking form in the Lent Term 2019 Programme PDF (pages 27-28).

You may also book by sending an email to temenosacademy@myfastmail.com
or by telephone 01233 813663.

READING ESSENTIAL TEXTS AFTERNOON SEMINARS

King Lear
by William Shakespeare
Leader Dr. Joseph Milne
23 January – 27 March (continuing from last term)
Wednesdays, 10 weekly sessions
3 – 4.30pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The School of Economic Science
Course cost £100 or £75 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions; £40 full-time students and Temenos Academy Young Scholars.
Those attending must be aged 18 or over.

READING ESSENTIAL TEXTS EVENING SEMINARS

The Consolation of Philosophy
by Boethius
Leader Dr. Jeremy Naydler
17 January – 7 March
Thursdays, 8 weekly sessions
7 – 9pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The Art Workers’ Guild
Course cost £60 or £50 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions.
Limited to a maximum of 12 participants. Those attending must be aged 18 or over.

The Gospel of John
Leader Valentin Gerlier
21 January – 25 March (continuing from last term)
Mondays, 10 weekly sessions
6.45 – 8.15pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue London NW3, full address on booking
Course cost £75 or £60 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions.
Limited to a maximum of 10 participants. Those attending must be aged 18 or over.

LECTURES

Temenos Academy Young Scholars Day
‘Deep roots are not reached by the frost’: The Inklings and the Western Tradition
Date in February TBC
In the chair Adele Guyton
Keynote speaker Professor Grevel Lindop
Venue in Oxford, TBC
Admission free


The Divinity of Man – Marsilio Ficino’s Vision for a Happier Life
Valery Rees
Monday 11 February
6.45-8pm
In the chair Julia Cleave
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

John Ruskin Bicentenary Lecture
Stirring the Dusts of Eternity: Ruskin, Turner and the Elements of Paradise
Howard Hull
Wednesday 20 February
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Sir Nick Pearson
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Elucidation of the Grail: Sacred Hospitality and the Wasteland
Caitlín Matthews
Monday 11 March
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Julia Cleave
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The House of the Grail
John Matthews
Monday 18 March
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Professor Grevel Lindop
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Love’s Secret in the Felix Culpa
Professor William Chittick
Thursday 21 March
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Dr. Toby Mayer
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Soli, Soul and Society
Satish Kumar
Thursday 28 March
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Emma Clark
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

ADVANCE NOTICE

Hathor’s Alchemy: The Ancient Egyptian Roots of the Hermetic Art
Dr. Alison Roberts
Thursday 9 May
6.45-8pm
In the chair Julia Cleave
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Bulgakov and Russian Sophiology
Professor Andrew Louth
Wednesday 15 May
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Dr. Joseph Milne
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Mystery and the Mysticism of Christina of Markyate (c.1096-c.1160)
Dr. Henrietta Leyser
Monday 20 May
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Hilary Davies
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Fourth John Michell Symposium
Julia Cleave
Joscelyn Godwin
Gary Lachman
Michael Schneider
Adam Tetlow
Saturday 22 June
9.45am – 5pm
In the chair Christine Rhone
Venue The Art Workers’ Guild
Admission
£55 or £50 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions.
A limited number of advance tickets at £25 will be available to full-time students with ID.

Journey of Inner Transformation
Professor Ravi Ravindra
Tuesday 10 September
6.45-8pm
In the chair Elizabeth Crofts
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Annual Yeats Lecture
John F. Deane
Wednesday 9 October
6.45-8pm
In the chair Hilary Davies
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission free

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