Laura Bernstein, MA, University of Chicago; rabbinical studies, Hebrew Seminary of the Deaf; leader and com- poser of interfaith chants; author of poetry and articles on spirituality; co-author of Healing the Jewish-Christian Rift.
Herbert W. Bronstein, regular CG faculty; Senior Rabbi Emeritus, North Shore Congregation Israel; editor, Liturgies for the Reform Movement; lecturer, Lake Forest College; Shakespearean scholar; expert on religions.
Chungliang Al Huang, one of our most popular (and wonderful) presenters; Tai Ji master, scholar, dancer, calligrapher, and a long-time friend of CG. For 10 consecutive years during the week of Joseph Campbell’s birthday (March 26th), Chungliang and Joseph co-led seminars called “MythBody To Live By” at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA. Both leaders confirmed that the Tai Ji Circles which Master Huang had created were indeed the Heroic Journeys about which Campbell had written in his classic book, The Hero with A Thousand Faces.
Rosemary Hurwitz, MA, PS, Loyola University; twenty years experience in career consulting and in leading retreats for Discovery weekends; over ten years studying the Enneagram, certified in 2001.
Kenneth James, regular CG faculty; diplomate Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Chicago; Ph.D., Northwestern University; Diploma in Analytical Psy- chology, C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago; currently the Director of Student Services at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.
Carl Jerome, regular CG faculty; founding teacher, North Shore Meditation and Dharma Center; Lay Renunciate and Senior Dharma Teacher, Mid-America Buddhist Association; meditation teacher, Cancer Wellness Center, Northbrook.
Anna Trumbore Jones, regular CG faculty; Associate Professor of History, Lake Forest College; author of Noble Lord, Good Shepherd: Episcopal Power and Piety in Aquitaine; current scholarship focuses on houses of canons in southwestern France.
Jerrol Leitner, regular CG faculty; M.A., Theology, St. John University, Collegeville, MN; M.A., English, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL; retired; 40 years teaching English and Theology.
Evan Moffic, regular CG faculty; Stanford University; Hebrew Union College; Senior Rabbi, Congregation Solel.
Jeffrey Nigro, M.A. Art History, the University of Vir- ginia; former Director of Adult Programs in the Depart- ment of Museum Education at the Art Institute of Chicago; full-time staff lecturer in 1993, Senior Lecturer in 2000; frequent speaker at The Jane Austen Society and Chicago Symphony Orchestra pre-concert events; study leader on Art Institute tours of Italy, Greece, and Germany.
John Nygro, musician, conductor, actor; lecturer on sub- jects from classical theater and opera to medieval and Ren- aissance music to film and television; presenter at North- western University, Newberry Library, Lyric Opera of Chicago Chapters, and Center for Life and Learning; reg- ular instructor on classical radio stations and National Public Radio.
Ahmad Sadri, regular CG faculty; Ph.D., New School for Social Research; College Professor of Islamic World Studies, Lake Forest College; author of several books, in Per- sian and in English, including Max Weber’s Sociology of Individuals and his recent translation of the Shanameh (the Persian Book of Kings).