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2017 Programme - MichaelmasTerm

For a full description of the meetings please refer to the Michaelmas Term 2017 Programme PDF.

HOW TO BOOK
To avoid disappointment, please book in advance, preferably by using the booking form in the Michaelmas Term 2017 Programme PDF (pages 31-32).

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

Reading Essential Texts Afternoon Seminars

Love’s Labour’s Lost
by William Shakespeare
Leader Dr. Joseph Milne
6 September – 22 November
Wednesdays, 12 weekly sessions
3 – 4.30pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The School of Economic Science
Course cost £120 or £90 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions; £45 full-time students and Temenos Academy Young Scholars

Reading Essential Texts Evening Seminars

My Soul a Spirit Infinite! The Poetry of Henry Vaughan and Thomas Traherne
Leader Hilary Davies
5 September – 3 October
Tuesdays, 5 weekly sessions
7 – 8.30pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue The Art Workers Guild (Gradidge Room)
Course cost £45 or £40 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions

The Republic
by Plato
Leader Valentin Gerlier
25 September – 27 November
Mondays, 10 weekly sessions
6.45 – 8.15pm (please arrive promptly)
Venue in London SW10, full address on booking
Course cost £75 or £60 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Limited to a maximum of 10 participants

LECTURES

The Lead Books Found in Jordan
Dr. Margaret Barker
Wednesday 20 September
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


C. S. Lewis: the ‘imaginative man’, the self and the Other
Colin Duriez
Wednesday 27 September
6.45 – 8pm
In the chair Grevel Lindop
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Temenos Academy at Cowdray Park
The Head, the Heart and the Hand: Geometry, Philosophy and the Music of the Spheres
A weekend workshop of sacred geometry combining philosophy and practice
Tom Bree, Daniel Docherty, Valentin Gerlier
Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 October
10.30am – 5.30pm Saturday, 9.30am – 5pm Sunday
In the chair Dr. David Cranswick and Emma Clark
Venue The Tower Room, Cowdray Park, Cowdray Heritage Site, River Ground Stables, Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 9AL
Cost
£225 inclusive of tools and materials and coffee/tea. For enquiries and bookings please contact cranswickart@gmail.com or telephone 07801 430194

Drinking at the Fountains – An Exploration of the Poetic Imagination
James Harpur
Tuesday 10 October
6.45 – 8pm
In the chair Hilary Davies
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Lost Vision of Nature
Dr. Joseph Milne
Wednesday 11 October
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Ian Skelly
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

The Concept of Sacrifice (Yajna) and Charity (Daana) in the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads
Dr. M. N. Nandakumara
Tuesday 17 October
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Vinod B. Tailor
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


The Poet’s Academy, 47 Paulton’s Square
The personal friendship of Kathleen Raine and Jeremy Reed
Dr. Jeremy Reed
Monday 6 November
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair 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

The Metaphysics of Light in the Age of Electricity
Dr. Jeremy Naydler
Wednesday 15 November
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Stephen Cross
Venue The Essex Unitarian Church
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Sassetta, a Poor Knight and a Wedding
Christopher P. Wood
Tuesday 21 November
6.45 – 8pm
In the chair Ian Skelly
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

‘Thou half-dead Angel’ – Jacob Boehme and the Mysteries of the Will
Dr. Stephen Cross
Tuesday 5 December
6.45 – 8pm
In the chair Sir Nick Pearson
Venue The Lincoln Centre
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE

Seeking the Light – How Solar Mysticism Enters the Picture
Julia Cleave
Tuesday 12 December
7 – 8.30pm
In the chair Belinda Hunt
Venue The Royal Asiatic Society
Admission
£8 or £5 Members of the Temenos Academy/Concessions
Full-time students with student ID card FREE


Michaelmas Term Programme 2017 PDF download here

Information about our venues is available here

The Temenos Academy
P.O. Box 203
Ashford
Kent TN25 5ZT

Telephone: 01233 813663
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