2022 Previous Presentations:

March 19, 2022 – Catherine of Siena – with Elizabeth A. Dreyer –
  DVD: “Retrieving Woman’s Voices in the Christian Theological Tradition: Four Doctors of the Church”
March 5, 2022  –   Hildegard of Bingen – with Elizabeth A. Dreyer –
  DVD: “Retrieving Woman’s Voices in the Christian    Theological Tradition: Four Doctors of the Church”
February 19, 2022  –  Gospel of Mary of Magdala  –  with April D. DeConick –
  DVD: Biblical Archaelogy Society Lecture Series: “Lost Christianities”
February 8, 2022   –   Thich Nhat Hahn –  a listing of his quotes followed by discussion
January 22, 2022  – Chief Oren Lyons – exerpts from his speeches
January 8, 2022  –  Imam Jamal Rahman – “The Way of the Mystic in the Sufi/Islamic

Tradition”- Hosted by Mirabai Starr  – Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021

2021 Previous  Presentations   

December 18, 2021    –  Fr. Bill McNichols  – “Joseph the Mensch” – Hosted by Mirabai Starr
 Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
November 20, 2021 –   Richard Rohr – “St. Therese of Lisieux”  –  Hosted by Mirabai
 Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
November 6, 2021 –   No internet – No Session
October 16,2021-   Elizabeth Lesser  – “Reclaiming Forgotten Women” –  Hosted by Mirabai
 Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
October 2, 2021     Gangaji – “Conversation with Gangaji” –  Hosted by Mirabai Starr
 Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
 September 18,2021   –  Rabbi Dr. Tirzah Firestone –  “Mystic Mother of the People: Leah Sharabi and the Path of
  Pure Faith”  –  Hosted by Mirabai Starr  With – Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
September 4, 2021 –   no session
August 21, 2021    John Philip Newell  – “The Rebirthing of God”
  A talk given at  All Saints Parish, Pasadena, CA 1/26/15
August 7, 2021   Ari Honarvar  –   “Ripened Narcissism” –  Hosted by Mirabai
  Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
July 17, 2021    Andrew Harvey   –  ”Radical Regeneration”   Hosted by Mirabai Starr
– Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
July 3, 2021  –  Brie Stoner – “ The Beauty of Becoming: Teilhard and Bruteau’s Vision for a Participatory Mystical
 Revolution”  –   Hosted by Mirabai Starr  –  Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021 
June 19, 2021   –  Father Greg Boyle –  “The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness”
  Hosted by Mirabai Starr  –  Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021
June 5 , 2021  –  Rabbi Rami Shapiro  –  “Mystical Experience  –  Hosted by Mirabai Starr
  Conference on Shift:  Mystics Summit 2021 
May 1, 2021
     Planning session  in order to start using Zoom
April 2021 
March20,
February 6,
January 16, 2021
Thomas Merton –“The Search for Wholeness” Greek Tragedy and Chinese Thought
– a CD part 2
January 2, 2021
 –  Thomas Merton  –  “The Search for Wholeness” – a CD part 1

2020 Previous PresentationsDecember, 2020 

November, 2020  – Rev. Michel Dowd  – Ch 8:  “Staying Sane, Sober and Inspired in Contracting Times” DVD
October 17, 2020  – . Michel Dowd  – Ch 7:
“Impermanence and Death as Sacred: Embracing Limits”-DVD
October 3, 2020  –  Rev. Michel Dowd –  Ch 6 “Why We Struggle: Un-Trivializing Mythic Wisdom” DVD
September 19, 2020  – Rev. Michel Dowd  Ch 5  “Thus Sayeth Reality…What is Futile; What is Urgent”-DVD
September 5, 2020  –  Rev. Michel Dowd –  Ch 4 “Thus Sayeth Reality..What is Inevitable; What is Needed”DVD
August 15, 2020  – Rev. Michael Dowd – Ch 3 “The Epic of Evolution: A cosmic Timeline”-DVD
August 1, 2020  –   Rev. Michel Dowd  –  Ch 1
“Untrivalizing God” – Ch 2 “The Purpose of Religion and the
   Necessity of Science” –  DVD:  “ProFuture Faith, The Prodigal Species Comes Home”
July  2020  –  June 2020 – summer vacation-
May  2020 
April 2020 
March 2020 
February 2020 
January 2020 

2019 Previous Presentations

December 2019   –  The Ten commandments” DVD: by,  Sister Joan Chittister
November 2019  – Janet McKenzie (artist)“Jesus of the People” DVD: Universal Christ Conference, “April, 2019
October 2019  – 
Rev. Dr. Jackie Lewis  –  “Where is the Crucified Body of Christ” – Universal Christ Conference, April, 2019 September 2019  –  Dr. Greer Gordon  –  “Racism” –   Call to Action talk November 2016
August 2019  –  June 2019   – summer vacation-
May 2019  –  Margaret Swedish – Laudato Si and our ecology 
April 2019 – 
Barbara HolmesPath of Descent:  “Crisis Contemplation” – 2018 Conspire talks:
March 2019  – 
Barbara Brown Taylor  – Path of Descent:  “Learning to Walk in the Darkness” – 2018 Conspire talks:
February 2019  – 
Fr. Richard Rohr –  Path of Descent: “Path of Transformation” –  2018 Conspire Conference
January 2019

2018 Previous Presentations

December 2018 
November 2018  –   Sr. Joan Chittister  –  “Evolution and God” – DVD of a talk she gave at a parish
October 2018  –   Fr. Michael H. Crosby – “Conflict Resolution” – CD series 
September 2018  – June 2018  – summer vacation
May 2018  –   Live speaker (?)
March 2018   “Martin Luther” –  DVD from a PBS Documentary
February 2018
   Kathleen Kennedy “How Today’s Churches are Mixing God with Politics and Loosing Their Way”
    DVD of an address given by at a CTA gathering (yes, Robert Kennedy’s daughter 
January 2018   Ken Wilber “Transformation”-  DVD interview with (Waking up, Intregal wholeness)

Christians with Questions – 2017 Programs


January 2017 –  John Dominic Crossan  “Violence Divine” DVD with
Our God in Scripture does not demand retribution but offers distributive justice.
Session 5 – 
“Undecided Justice”
Session 6 – “Not, Not, Not, Not the End of the World”
February 2017Tom Shadyac I AM  DVD- acclaimed documentary
We are all part of One creation
March 2017 –  Joan Trumpauer Melholland  “An Ordinary Hero DVD documentary on the true story of and the civil rights stuggles of the 60’s.
April 2017 –  Joseph Campbell – “Finding Joe and the Hero’s Journey” DVD documentary
May 2017  Sister Paula Gonzalaz Earth, Spirituality, and Community” DVD with Sister speaking about   ecology and living in New Mexico

.September – 2017  “Mother Earth” Short DVD  
and  Wm. Paul Young (Author of”The Shack”)- Trinity” DVD with from a conference in
Alburquerque on the Trinity – ( explanation of Trinitarian Relationship and who who God is.)
October 2017  Fr. Richard RohrTrinity” DVD on the aspect of divine/human living
November 2017Rev. Cynthia BourgeaultTrinity DVD explaining the power of three.

Christians with Questions – 2016 Programs
January 16, 2016    Sister Joan Chittister “The Ten Commandments”   DVD with
 “Law of Reflection” – I am the Lord thy God
“Law of Respect” – No false images

February 20, 2016    Sister Joan Chittister “The Ten Commandments”   DVD with
“ The Laws of Remembrance” – Keep holy the Sabbath.
“The Law of Caring”- Honor your father and mother
March 19,2016 –  Sister Joan Chittister “The Ten Commandments”   DVD with

“The Law of Sharing” – no coveting of other’s goods
“The Law of Speech” – no false witness
April 16, 2016   Sister Joan Chittister “The Ten Commandments”   DVD with

“The Law of Self-Control”- no coveting of other’s
“The Law of Assurance – we are holy people one with God.
May 21, 2016    Prof. Richard Lux   We were honored: The Ten Commandments from the view of the Hebrew people who recorded them.  Prof Lux has taught on the topic of Hebrew Scripture for 37 years and is known nationally for his work on Jewish/Christian relations.
September 2016 –  James Lawson -“Non-Violence  – DVD He marched with Rev. Martin Luther King
October 2016John Dominic CrossanViolence Divine” DVD
Our God in Scripture does not demand retribution but offers distributive justice.
Session 1 – An epic Matrix
Session 2 – Sin & Escalatory Violence
November 2016  –  John Dominic CrossanViolence Divine” DVD
Our God in Scripture does not demand retribution but offers distributive justice.
Session 3 – Heart of the Torah
Session 4 – Deuteronomy Rules

Christians with Questions – 2015 Programs:
January 2015Walter Brueggeman – “Production-Cunsumption Society Today” DVD
February 2015Barbara Marx Hubbard – “ Humanity Ascending DVD –
March, 21, 2015 –  “Christ Path Seminar”  – DVD with
  Matthew Fox, originated the phrase “Original Blessing”,
  Andrew Harvey, a scholar of mystic traditions,
  Bruce Chilton, author of: “Rabbi Jesus”

April 18, 2015Sister Ilia Delio.Creation as the Body of God DVD
   (Being Christian in an Evolutionary Universe.)
May 16, 2015  Panel discussion from “Christ Path Seminar” – DVD
   and a panel discussion from “Creation as the Body of God”
September 19, 2015  – Konstatin Korotkov, & Masaru Emoto – “Secret of Water”   DVD with scientists, – (More precious than gold. Crystalizaion, Christian responsibility)
October 17, 2015 –Joan Chittister, OSBThe Ten Commandments – Laws of the Heart”   DVD – (Their history and their value in moral decisions for today’s society)
November 21, 2015Tex MixStories of Earthy Mysticism
   DVD with Tex Sample, sociologist of religion and a story teller for life today.

October 2014
Francis, Turning the World on its Head: Subverting the honor/shame system
DVD with Fr. Richard Rohr – (The need for letting go. Down is up)

November 2014
“Unleashing the Spirit” DVD wit Sr. Miriam Therese Winter
(Liberation of women is liberation for all. Celebrate Eucharist with a small “e”)