Acadia Senior College

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Without Reverence Things Fall Apart

William Bigelow

Mellon Room in the Northeast Harbor Library, 1 Joy Road, Northeast Harbor.
What is reverence? Why is it considered one of the four classic virtues? Is it different from religion or spirituality? Using Paul Woodruff’s book "Reverence: Renewing A Forgotten Virtue", we will explore the concept and practice of reverence from ancient China and Greece to the present. No previous knowledge of philosophy or psychology is needed.
About the instructor

William Bigelow has a MDiv degree from Andover-Newton Theological School and studied for five years at the C. G. Jung Institute, Boston. For thirty years, he served as minister and pastoral counselor for several churches on Mount Desert Island. This course is his tenth for Acadia Senior College.

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