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home : news : school December 17, 2014

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1/13/2013 12:49:00 AM
Prayer's Role in Pastoral Care
Dr. Roberta Bondi, Professor Emeritus of Church History at Chandler School of Theology at Emory University. (Photo submitted)
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Dr. Roberta Bondi, Professor Emeritus of Church History at Chandler School of Theology at Emory University. (Photo submitted)

Self Regional Healthcare Clergy Staff’s Annual Pastoral Care Seminare will feature guest speaker Dr. Roberta Bondi, Professor Emeritus of Church History at Chandler School of Theology at Emory University.  This seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 10am to 2pm (registration begins at 9:30am) and will be held at the Greenwood Genetic Center.

Dr. Bondi came to Candler in the late 1970s to be the first woman to assume a tenured track position at the school.  Her research of and brilliant exposition of the Abbas and Ammas of the early Christian experience have given fresh knowledge of a simpler and freer life of faith.  She is a frequent guest speaker and teacher across the country, including at the Academy for Spiritual Formation.

Dr. Bondi has chronicled her personal and spiritual journeys in several of her books.  Some of her publications include:  Nick the Cat: Christian Reflections on the Stranger (2001) - Houses: A Family Memoire of Grace (2000)  - Night on the Flint River (1999) - A Place to Pray: Reflections on the Lord's Prayer (1998) - In Ordinary Time: Healing the Wounds of the Heart (1996) - Memories of God: Theological Reflections on a Life (1995) - To Pray and To Love: Conversations on Prayer with the Early Church (1991) - To Love as God Loves: Conversations with the Early Church (1987) - Three Monophysite Christologies: Severus of Antioch, Philoxenus of Mabbug, and Jacob of Sarug (1976).

Registration Fee   - $15 for SRH Clergy Staff members and CPE students - $20 for other participants

Deadline for Registration   - January 10, 2013 (includes lunch and chance for a free autographed book) - After January 10 (Seminar only - no lunch included)

Click Here To Download Registration Form

The seminar will be held at Greenwood Genetic Center Curry Auditorium of SCRA/ATI Innovation Center at 117 Gregor Mendel Circle, Greenwood, SC.

Dr. Roberta Bondi is Professor Emeritus of Church History at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.  Her educational accomplishments include: D.Phil., Oxford University, 1973: MA, Oxford University, 1967: and BA, Southern Methodist University, 1963. 

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