If you seek God and seek Him for your own profit and bliss, then in truth you are not seeking God. (German sermon 11, trans M.OC. Walshe)

Eckhart Society Conference

The 31st Eckhart Conference will take place

September 14th to 16th 2018

High Leigh conference centre,

The theme will be Wellness and Vulnerability

The speakers are:

  • Rebecca Stephens – “Seeking the ‘centre of the tornado’: Ursula Fleming, Eckhart, and Pain”
  • Frances Young – “What does it mean to be a creature? Reflections from the early Christian theologians”
  • Stephen D’Evelyn – “Wellness, Vulnerability, and Well-Being in Hildegard of Bingen’s Visionary Writings”
  • Daniel Smith – “Vulnerability, Dependence, and the ‘Knowledge’ of God: Reflections on Eckhart and Intellectual Disability”
  • Oliver Keenan – “The Politics of Sacred Vulnerability: Reading Fineman with Eckhart”

To book your place, please follow these links:

Full Residential fee Price: £250

The fee includes an en suite single bedroom (or twin on request) in the conference centre, and all meals from Friday dinner through to Sunday lunch.

Resident spouse sharing a room: £170

Non Residential fee (includes meals) Price: £155

or download this form and send along with a cheque to the Administrator.


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