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Enuma Okoro

Enuma Okoro is an award-winning author of three books on the call and challenge to the spiritual life. She understands that our spiritual journeys are fraught with dips and turns through unlikely sanctuaries. Enuma discovers the divine in art museums and on New York street corners, as well as in opulent Cathedrals and community gymnasiums.

Enuma is a widely sought-after speaker invited to colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, religious institutions, and conferences across the United States, Europe, Africa, and Australia. She was most recently listed as one of seven top Young Influencers of the next generation by Catalyst. In June, 2012 Okoro had the honor of being the first woman of African descent to speak at the historic American Church in Paris. (Martin Luther King Jr. was the first man of African descent to speak there in October 1965)

An American citizen born in New York, Enuma Okoro was raised in four countries on five continents. Her academic background and training is in Psychology, Communications, Theology and Counseling. She is a certified Spiritual Director in the Ignatian tradition, and she holds a Master of Divinity from Duke University Divinity School, of which she is former director for the Center for Theological Writing.

Embracing the classic spiritual traditions, the contemporary arts, and her uniquely diverse global and cultural background, Enuma writes and speaks on numerous issues based off of three key areas:

1) Spiritual formation, growth and holistic ...

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Posted:March 1, 2009

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