• Jim Kenney
Steven Pinker is an evolutionary psychologist, an expert in human behavior and its evolutionary adaptations. He is the acclaimed author of many books, including The Better Angels of Our Nature–Why Violence Has Declined. His latest, Enlightenment Now, is his finest yet. He argues compellingly that the key values, which animated the 18th-century Enlightenment – humanism, reason, and science – are still active (and even dominant) in human culture.
05/29/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays, May 22-June 19 (5 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Kenneth James
Carl Jung has said that we do not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. Part of this process, which is essential to the process of psychological healing that Jung called Individuation, is the necessary acceptance of our full truth, in all of its dimensions.
05/30/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesdays, May 30-June 6 (2 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Carl Jerome
The three most important and foundational Buddhist concepts are the Four Noble Truths, the Two Truths and the Five Aggregates. Learn how each of these tenets or doctrines structures our understanding of ourselves and our suffering,
06/27/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wednesday, June 27 (1 week)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Jim Kenney
The dance of science and religion has been long and often tortured. This lecture will begin with the Medieval period and then touch on the 16th-century Scientific Revolution. Finally we’ll move into the modern period and try to understand the changing relationship of religion and science.
07/31/2018
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Tuesdays, July 24-31 (2 weeks)
Morning Workshop
Common Ground Deerfield
815 Rosemary Terrace
Deerfield, IL 60015