The Cathedral of St. Philip - Atlanta, GA

Spirituality Conference

Micheal Battle13th Annual Spirituality Conference
The Very Rev. Michael Battle, Ph.D.

Saturday, October 22, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Currently appointed as Herbert Thompson Professor of Church and Society and Director of the Desmond Tutu Center at General Theological Seminary in New York, the Very Rev. Michael Battle, Ph.D. has an undergraduate degree from Duke University, received his master’s of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, a master’s of Sacred Theology from Yale University and a PhD in theology and ethics, also from Duke University. He was ordained a priest by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in 1993.

In his PeaceBattle Institute he works on subjects of diversity, spirituality, prayer, race and reconciliation. He has also served as chaplain to Archbishop Tutu, Congressman John Lewis, the House of Bishops and, in 2008, was chaplain to the Lambeth Conference of Anglican Bishops. He is a featured keynote speaker and has led numerous clergy and lay retreats.

A prolific writer, his most recent publication is Desmond Tutu: A Spiritual Biography of South Africa’s Confessor

More information coming soon.



About the Spirituality Conference

Since 2009, people have traveled from around the Southeast (and beyond) to spend the day in retreat with acclaimed writers and teachers of Christian spirituality, including Richard Rohr, Kathleen Norris, John Philip Newell, Joyce Rupp, Cynthia Bourgeault, Lauren Artress, Margaret Silf, Barbara Brown Taylor, Becca Stevens, Lerita Coleman Brown, and Amy-Jill Levine. 



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