Silence in Science and Speaking in Faith
An evening to explore the different ways of knowing as reflected in science and contemplation.
- Start Date: Saturday 2nd September 2017
- Start Time: 5:00PM
- Location: Colet House, 151 Talgarth Road, London W14 9DA
- Contact: Elizabeth, CCN
- Speakers: Laurence Freeman and Alan Wallace in dialogue
- Host: Contemplative Consciousness Network
- Cost: £20, £10 concessions
- Website: http://contemplative-consciousness.net/
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An evening to explore with Alan Wallace and Laurence Freeman the different ways of knowing as reflected in science and contemplation. How do we discover and uncover the mysteries of life and the world around us? is science the sole arbiter of reality? Is faith irrational and therefore unreliable?
Dr Alan Wallace is a scholar and practitioner of Buddhism and has taught Buddhist theory and meditation worldwide since 1976. Having devoted 14 years to training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk, ordained by H. H the Dalai Lama, he went on to earn degrees in physics and the philosophy of science, and a doctorate in religious studies at Stanford. With his unique background, Alan Wallace integrates traditional Tibetan Buddhism with the modern world.
Laurence Freeman is a Benedictine monk and spiritual successor of John Main, and has been teaching meditation in the Christian tradition since the 1970s. He is the Founder and Director of The World Community for Christian Meditation. Author, retreat leader and international speaker, he sees the contemplative life as an essential dimension of humanity and spirituality, and is deeply committed to inter-faith dialogue.