Book Review: Jane Wellford’s “Moving Liturgy: Dance in Christian Worship, a Step by Step Guide” Reviewed by Karen Josephson


The book begins with what liturgical dance entails in terms of its background and scope. It covers practical considerations of preparations, working with worship leaders, space, costumes, fees, and creating your own group.

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Documenting a “Living Legacy” On-line: Carla De Sola By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D.


This writing gives a short introduction to easily available film resources on Carla De Sola whom the Sacred Dance Guild has acclaimed as a “Living Legacy.” The Carla De Sola YouTube channel has been created and can be found at

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Sacred Dancer & Novelist Lynn Hesse

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Sacred Dancer Lynne Hesse has authored a novel “Well of Rage”

Publishing Date Pending: Oak Tress Press, August 2016 Title Description: “Well of Rage” refers to a mother’s rage over the murder of her teenage son, racial hatred, and injustice. Literally, the bones

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“Revel in the Light” and “Dance in the Shadow” By: Susan Beayni

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Rebecca Beayni, a differently abled dancer, painter and an inspirational presenter in the education field. Her life’s work is aimed at inviting people to dream of a more compassionate society where everyone’s gifts are recognized and welcomed.

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Glory Brighter Than Burning Napalm: Dance in the Face of Violence By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D


Glory Brighter Than Burning Napalm: Dance in the Face of Violence By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, Th.D. As the world mourns the death of Father Daniel Berrigan, SJ, priest, poet, and prophet of peace, let us remember that Carla De

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A Free, Unsullied Land by Maggie Kast

Excerpt from the novel
A Free, Unsullied Land by Maggie Kast

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Alleluia Dance Theater: COME TO THE WATER a Dance retreat by Stella Matsuda


 “COME TO THE WATER” ALLELUIA DANCE THEATER Dance/Prayer Retreat Holy Spirit Retreat Center, Encino, CA  January 15-17, 2016  We entered into the year 2016, with our thoughts focused on water as a precious commodity in our lives. As we gather together

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