• Dana Greene

    • Dana Greene is the president of the Evelyn Underhill Association, on the Boards of the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation and formerly of Associates for Religion and Intellectual Life, and is a member of the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality. Dana is Dean Emerita of Oxford College of Emory University and author of several books, including: Denise Levertov: A Poet’s Life, Evelyn Underhill: Artist of the Infinite Life and The Living of Maisie Ward.

The Practical Mysticism of Evelyn Underhill

Today’s post is by Dana Greene Evelyn Underhill, the Anglican religious writer, had a leading role in the first half of the twentieth century in reviving interest in mysticism and  translating  the insights of the great mystics for the ordinary person. Her life’s work and achievement were confirmed by her friend T. S. Eliot who […]

Poetry as Prelude to Prayer

Article by Dana Greene (June 2017 eNews) Poetry like prayer is a form of primary speech, an expression of the intensity of life breaking forth in language. Both can tap into latent energy, expand it, and in the process create a communion, which overcomes separation and loneliness. Both evoke a powerful attachment to life, engaging […]

June 06, 2017 by Dana Greene 4 Comments
Categories: Contemplative Spirituality. Formats: Article and eNews Article.