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2009 Spirit of Place: God and the Bomb, a retreat Benedictine Monastery near Los Alamos National Laboratory

12th Anniversary Retreat
Spirit of Place
Encounters of Spirituality and the Environment

Wisdom in Wilderness: The Poetic Vision of Mary Oliver, a Spirit of Place kayaking trip retreat
Kayaking 40 miles along the shores of Lake Superior coastline
August 3-7, 2009
Cost: $850 (Limited to 10 persons)
Interfaith kayaking trip along 40 miles of Lake Superior shoreline, while reading journals of 16th Century Jesuit Missionaries to the Ojibwa tribe; discussions of spirituality and nature; hearty meals including smoked fish and homemade bread; Lodging in an Historic Inn and rustic lakeside cabins.
Facilitators: Rev. John Magnuson & Rev. Lee Goodwin

God and the Bomb

Science, Faith and the Future of Nuclear Technology
Nov. 12-15, 2009
Pecos Benedictine Monastery, New Mexico
(20 miles north of Santa Fe and 60 miles from Los Alamos)
Historical perspectives on the development of the Atomic Bomb
Small group dialogues on the faith and science with psycho-social insights on the challenge of nuclear technology
Prayers and reflection with members of the Benedictine Community
Ethical considerations for the promise and threat of nuclear energy
Afternoons in Santa Fe and at the Los Alamos National Laboratory with daily hikes in the Sangre de Christo Mountains.
Presenters:
Larry Rasmussen, PhD., Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary
Robert Kraus, PhD., Deputy Director of Research and Development, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Facilitator:
Rev. Jon Magnuson, Director, nonprofit Cedar Tree Institute,
Cost: $850
Limited to 12 persons
Registration Deadline: September 1, 2009
Requires a $250 deposit
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Interfaith Respect Series #1: Islamic Center of America Imam Hassan Qazwini

Interfaith Respect Series #1: Islamic Center of America Imam Hassan Qazwini talks about his life during fall 2009 visit to Marquette, MI Interfaith Respect has long been a goal of the Upper Peninsula EarthKeeper Team in northern Michigan. Interfaith graphics … Continue reading

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Earth Keeper Initiative: Five Part video series on famed scholar/author Dr. Walter Brueggeman

Five part video series from Earth Keeper TV: Biblical scholar and author Dr. Walter Brueggemann talks in northern Michigan during Oct. 2007 (Marquette, Michigan) – Noted Bible Scholar and prolific author Dr. Brueggemann spoke at Northern Michigan University (NMU) in … Continue reading

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NMU President Les Wong praises students for trying to save environmental research project from being destroyed to build dorms

NMU President meets for an hour with students trying to save environment research project; Dr. Les Wong given ongoing petition with nearly 900 signatures to stop Native Plants Project from being uprooted to build dorms Dr. Wong impressed with students … Continue reading

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Famed theologian Dr. Walter Brueggemann says humans must stop spoiling the Earth’s natural resources or face consequences

  Dr. Walter Brueggemann got his Marquette, Michigan audience involved in his talk about the bible and the environment often resulting in laughter and stunned silence – hundreds turned out for his talks at Northern Michigan University and Bethany Lutheran … Continue reading

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“Songs for the Earth” – October 12, 2007 Free benefit concert for NMU EarthKeeper Student Team

“Songs for the Earth” – A free benefit concert for the Northern Michigan University EarthKeeper Student Team Public invited to free NMU EarthKeeper Student Team benefit concert Oct. 12 in Marquette (Marquette, Michigan) – The public is invited to a … Continue reading

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Earth Keepers, KBIC Tribe, 9 faiths, students honored by Lake Superior Magazine for environment projects

Photos by Greg Peterson, Steve Durocher and Samantha Otto (Marquette, Michigan) – The impact of numerous environmental projects created by the northern Michigan Earth Keepers over the past few years is measured in the hundreds of tons as over 15,000 … Continue reading

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