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Date & Time Details:
October 18, 2023 at 1:30 pm Pacific Time
Concluding at 3:00 pm.

Location: Zoom

Contact: Tim Oberholzer

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Diffusions – The Desert as a Spiritual Environment

With Dr. Samantha L. Miller

October 18, 2023

Come explore what it is about the wilderness that draws people to deeper relationship with God and how the wilderness shapes people in habits of attention and indifference. Part two of our fall desert saints series!


Diffusions offers online programs to further opportunities for prayer, learning, community, and spiritual growth from a Benedictine perspective. We look forward to bringing Wisdom from the Center to you, wherever you are.


Dr. Samantha L. Miller
Samantha L. Miller, (Ph.D., Marquette University) is an assistant professor of theology at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. Her most recent books are John Chrysostom and African Charismatic Theology in Conversation: Salvation, Deliverance, and the Prosperity Gospel (Lexington Press) and Chrysostom’s Devil: Demons, the Will, and Virtue in Patristic Soteriology (IVP Academic). Her research interests are early church history and spirituality, and her human interests are canoeing, hiking, and everything outdoors.
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