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Christine Valters Paintner, How Monastic Wisdom Nurtures Creativity
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Call to Nourish Your Creative Soul
The Soul-Directed Life Book Club for June: The Artist’s Rule
Christine Valters Paintner is the online abbess for Abbey of the Arts, a virtual monastery offering classes and resources on contemplative practice and creative expression. She has a doctorate in Christian spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and is a registered expressive arts educator with the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association. She is the author of The Eyes of the Heart, Water, Wind, Earth and Fire, and The Artist’s Rule. Her newest book is The Soul of a Pilgrim. She leads pilgrimages in Ireland, Austria, and German and online retreats at her website. She lives her commitment as a Benedictine oblate in Galway, Ireland, with her husband John.