An Interfaith Approach to Christian Mysticism in St. John's Gospel
REV. CAROL LACHANCE & ALBERT LACHANCE, PH.D.
The Gospel of John is the most mystical book in the New Testament. This course will unpack this Gospel verse by verse to invite the spiritual seeker to experience the mystical journey of Christ. All faith traditions will be discussed in light of the words of St. John as we explore the oneness and truth that is at the heart of all approaches to the sacred. Please join us for an experience of journeying with Christ to understand the many paths that lead to God.
This class is for spiritual seekers who are interested in a Christian spiritual path as seen in St. John's Gospel.
Objectives for this course include:
Prerequisites: An open mind, heart and soul
Required Reading: The Way of Christ: The Gospel of John through the Unitive Lens, Albert LaChance, Ph.D.
Dates: January 30, February 6, 13, 27 (no class on 2/20), March 6, 13, 20, 27, and April 3, 10, 2019
Number of Sessions: 10
Number of Participants: Min 6/Max 9
Day/Time: Wednesdays, 6:30 to 8:30pm
About Rev. Carol LaChance
Rev. Carol LaChance, M.Ed., worked as a teacher of gifted and talented students for 20 years, most recently at Chester Academy. She is the author of The Way of the Mother (Element Books, 1991), an exploration of the journey of mothering. Rev. LaChance has taught retreats, workshops and classes to both adults and children. She presently works as a Birth Doula and is the Seminary Program Coordinator at the Tree of Life. She writes novels for young adults.
About Dr. Albert J. LaChance
Dr. Albert J. LaChance is a counselor and poet. He ran his own practice, Greenspirit, for twenty-eight years. He is the author of six books, including The Way of Christ: The Gospel of John through the Unitive Lens (North Atlantic Books, 2009). He has been a national speaker in the fields of psychology and spirituality and has spoken in over 200 cities in the United States for Cross Country University. He was a presenter at the Parliament of The Worlds’ Religions in Chicago at their 100th Anniversary. Dr. LaChance has taught at several colleges including University of New Hampshire. He is a Teilhardian scholar who studied one on one with Fr. Thomas Berry for six years in the 1980s.