We have another chance to hear from Rev. Ian White Maher, after his first visit was canceled due to snow!
Rev. Ian White Maher
In the 21st Century, ecstatic poetry often feels uncomfortable and hidden away from sacred spaces, like pulpits. Stories about sacred longing are often pragmatic, risk-averse, chaste. Why such a tame and trivialized love for God? When did we decide that the learned scholar was virtuous and that the lover was a scandal?