Larry Maze, MDiv. told his teacher at the age of eight that he wanted to be a teacher. Such a dream didn’t seem likely when he quit high school and joined the US Navy. After discharge he went on to earn his BS, MS and eventually his MDiv. He began to teach in the public schools, then as a teaching assistant at the university level. He was ordained as a priest in The Episcopal Church 50 years ago and eventually became the XII Bishop of Arkansas. He taught even as a bishop, claiming that a bishop was called to teaching above most of the other claims on their time. Also, as bishop, Larry encouraged and supported the education of Jungian psychology as it interlaces with Christian Spirituality and favored the growth of dream work and inner work throughout the congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas. He believes whether we look or not, all of us are in service to whomever or whatever occupies the Center of our being. And that the god-image long shaped by Christianity in America is dying. That such a shift happening at our center demands our attention and preparedness to where we find ourselves as a new god-image is born. He has taught, through keynotes and preaching, at the Haden Institute’s Summer Dream and Spirituality Conferences almost from its beginning. Larry’s keynotes are unfailingly brilliant.
Listen to Larry’s keynote, Christian Mystics and Jungian Expressions from the 2009 Summer Dream Conference.