Articles &

Dream of
the Rood






Selected Schedule


For a complete list of speaking events, please e-mail Dr. Butcher at UC Berkeley.






“Hildegard and Her Polymathic Journey: What Is Lectio Divina?” the ECW of the Cathedral of St. Mary, Memphis, Tennessee, Friday and Saturday, August 26 and 27, 2011.

“Writing and Publishing,” Author’s Panel, Canton Arts Festival, Literary Celebration, May 22, 2011.

Medieval Women and Their Timeless Wisdom of Lectio Divina,” Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 11-February 13.

“The True Self Search: Lectio Divina as Foundation for a Spiritual Care Ministry,” Chaplain’s Retreat and Education Event, Scottsdale, Arizona, February 10, 2011.




Fourth Annual Jane Baird Lecture, the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, Georgia, September 30, 2010.

“Ensuring Intercultural Communication: Thriving as a Christian Leader in a ‘Flat World,’” Keynote Lecture, National Association Insurance Women (NAIW), state meeting, Coosa Country Club, Rome, September 25, 2010.

“Good Writing Is Revising,” Georgia Writers Association (GWA) Writers Workshop, Kennesaw State University, August 14, 2010.

“Culture Diversity at Work,” Floyd-Gordon Employers Meeting, Rome, Georgia, August 3, 2010.

“Writing and Publishing,” Author’s Panel, Canton Arts Festival, Literary Celebration, May 15, 2010.

The Cloud and Contemplative Prayer,”Franciscan Retreat Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, April 16-18, 2010.



The Group of Unknowing, book club studying The Cloud of Unknowing, Marietta, Georgia, summer and fall 2009. See The Group of Unknowing on Facebook.

“The Digital Revolution and The Cloud,” Samford University’s Live@the Library homecoming event, November 7, 2009.

The Cloud of Unknowing,” 11th Annual Georgia Literary Festival, Rome, Georgia, October 16-17, 2009.

“Globalization and International Cultures,” Rome Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM), October 13, 2009.