Arts and Healing
|At Meeting for Worship last week, the role of the arts in healing physical, psychic and spiritual trauma inspired several of the messages.|
“Artists are the gatekeepers of truth. We are civilization’s radical voice.”- Paul Robeson
|Inspired by a member’s visit to the Paul Robeson House and the great man himself|
Army turns to Greek tragedy to help troops open up about PTSD
|Greek drama for healing trauma, and the importance of Bearing Witness. A performance for members of 2nd Bn The Parachute Regiment saw actors use sections of fifth century BC plays by Sophocles to try to get soldiers to talk about issues such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).|
- Merion Friends History Festival is this Saturday!
- Lower Merion’s Anti-Horse Thieves Society Dinner