Mar 19, 2020 - Apr 9, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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First Parish in Lexington

This series has been postponed, dates to be determined

A Confucian Spirituality Series

led by

Harvard Divinity School student, Shumo Wang (王舒墨).

 

 3 sessions series.

Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 PM “What happened to Confucianism?”

Thursday, April 2 at 7:00 PM “Essential Teachings of Confucius”

  • Goal of faith is seeking transcendence, not just aiding your secular life.
  • The life of an individual refuses to be limited by a particular identity. Your life has a limitless ability to connect with the transcendent.
  • Serve no authority
  • Seeking transcendence uprightly: Confucius refrained from talking about the Strange, the Power, the Chaotic, the Mysterious.

Thursday, April 9 at 7:00 PM “How to Practice Spirituality”

  • Warmth
  • Ritual
  • Proceed without looking at the shadow

 

Shumo Wang is a M. Div. student at Harvard Divinity School. He was born and raised in China and moved to Cambridge in 2017. He is a practitioner and minister of Confucianism and a young scholar of East Asian religions. Shumo aspires to serve the Chinese community and broader groups in the US with resources from the Confucian spirituality.

 

The New Legacy Cultural Center (https://newlegacyculturalcenter.org) — Lexington, is a non-profit cultural and educational organization, dedicated to deepening the understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity in the community.

 

First Parish in Lexington (http://www.fplex.org)  is a Unitarian Universalist congregation that affirms the worth of each person, the need for justice and compassion, and the right to choose one’s own beliefs.