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Beverly Lanzetta, presenting a Keynote message during the 2009 World Mission Institute

2009 World Mission Institute

March 26-27, the Chicago Center for Global Ministries presented the 2009 World Mission Institute, "Spiritual Ways: Spirituality, Meditation and Mission," at LSTC. 

The gathering was dedicated to the worldwide preparations for the centenary of the 1910 Edinburgh Conference.

Dr. Anthony Gittins, who holds the Bishop Ford Chair of Mission Theology and Culture at Catholic Theological Union, delivered the first keynote address, "Spirituality and Mission: Embodiment, Ecology and Experience of God" on March 26.

Dr. Beverly Lanzetta, a research scholar at the Feminist Research Institute - Religious Studies at the University of New Mexico, delivered the March 27 Keynote: Global Spirituality: The Emerging Heart of Faith in a Multi-Religious World.

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1) Keynote lecture by Anthony J. Gittins. [Download and listen to MP3 file] Or press the arrow below to begin streaming audio.

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2) Keynote Lecture by Beverly Lanzetta.
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About the speakers

Born in Manchester, England, and a member of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans), Dr. Anthony Gittins holds masters degrees in linguistics and social anthropology and a Ph.D. in social anthropology from the University of Edinburgh. He has taught at the Catholic Theological Union since 1984 and has lectured or given retreats in more than 30 countries. He also works among homeless women on the streets of Chicago and is author of 15 books, the more recent ones on themes related to strategies and spirituality for mission, radical discipleship, the commandments of Jesus, women's stories and practical theology, and mission and disciples today.

Dr. Beverly Lanzetta's extensive career in studying global spirituality began more than 30 years ago. She received her Ph.D. in historical theology and contemporary religious thought from Fordham University in 1988. She has served as professor at Grinnell College, Prescott College, and Villanova Univeristy. She currently is a research scholar of the Feminist Research Institute/Religious Studies at the University of New Mexico. She is author and editor of six books and founder of four initiatives--Desert Interfaith Church, Interfaith Theological Seminary, Hesychia School for Spiritual Directors, and Schola Divina.

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