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An End to Torture of the Divine Image

The service will attune us to the cries of the tortured as they rise to the Holy One by means of Divinity’s infinite names, some of which we learn from one another when we gather together in shared prayer. The service is the prelude to a major conference on creating accountability for North Carolina’s involvement in “extraordinary rendition”, which is the transport of prisoners for torture.

Rev. Stacy Grove, M. Div., HeartSpace Spiritual Resources, will provide brief, meditative compositions on the flute or singing bowls before and between worship leaders.

Order of Service

Centering, meditative musical introduction

Rachael H. Wooten, Ph.D., meditation teacher, Tibetan Buddhist tradition; psychologist; Jungian analyst

Musical interlude

Imam Abdullah T. Antepli, Muslim Chaplain, Duke University

Musical interlude

The Rev. Dr. P. Joseph Ward, West Raleigh Presbyterian Church

Musical interlude

Rabbi Raachel Nathan Jurovics, Ph.D., Spiritual Director

Closing music, calling us to awaken and act

After the service, we encourage participants to attend the free public talk, “The Unresolved Legacy of Guantánamo” by Scott Horton



April 8, 2010
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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