The Evelyn Underhill Association

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Annual Quiet Day 2023

Evelyn Underhill’s Challenge to the Contemporary Church: Lessons from Her Letters of Spiritual Direction on the Nature of the Church and the Reforming Centrality of Prayer

Sarah Coakley

Led by theologian Sarah Coakley

Saturday, June 17, 2023, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Nourse Hall, St. Albans Parish
On the grounds of the Washington National Cathedral
3001 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington DC 20016

Please bring a sack lunch

Registration begins May 1, 2023
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Those new to Underhill’s Letters (edited shortly after her death in 1941 by the writer and spiritual director, Charles Williams, and reissued, 2008) may initially be struck by the constraints of their locatedness in British upper-middle-class life of the first part of the 20th century. But although Underhill was very much an Edwardian lady, she was also a writer, reformer, and theological guide of lasting significance, whose … Read more