The Thursday Brown Bag gathering is watching a series of fascinating lectures by Professor Luke Timothy Johnson of Emory University entitled, “Mystical Tradition: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.” These 36 DVD offerings – we will plan to see two per week until finished – describe how mysticism is often associated with Eastern religions. However, the three Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each have their own rich mystical traditions. Professor Johnson investigates each monotheistic religion’s wealth of spiritual teachers, practices, and literatures. All are welcome, and bring a friend! We bring brown bag lunches, begin eating at noon, and the presentations will start around 12:30. Love offerings go to Unity of the Sierra.