Lectoure Days “Spirituality, religions, secularism and living together”: conferences

Editions Lazare et Capucine and the 122 association are organizing the Lectoure 2022 days on November 19 and 20. On the program: a round table, conferences, a book fair, an artists’ exhibition, a play and a choral singing concert.

the fair is open to artists, authors and publishers who have published in the field of spirituality, but not only provided that their works present a humanist character and respectful of everyone’s beliefs.

All conferences will take place in the Salle de la Comédie, admission is free

Conference program:

Saturday November 19

11 a.m.: The spirituality of Pascal and his sister in Port-Royal

Gérard Pirlot, author, professor emeritus of psychopathology

at the University of Toulouse-Jean-Jaurès

12:00 p.m.: The spiritual dimension of the skin

Sylvie Monpoint, author, dermatologist

3 p.m.: What religious education in the School of the Republic?

Claude Thélot, the guest of honor of the days ” Live together ! »

4:30 p.m.: Words to talk about spirituality to children and young people

Gwénaële LeMoignic, author

5:30 p.m.: The Gardens of Infinity

Gérard Emmanuel Fomerand, author

Sunday November 20

11 a.m.: “Matter and Consciousness, Quantum Physics and Spirituality”

Franck Boval, author

2:30 p.m.: “Sufism, a remedy for today’s ills”.

Nadim Ghodbane, author

The speakers

Polytechnician, sociologist, Honorary Counselor at the Court of Auditors, Claude TheloYou have published numerous books dealing with our society and education:

Like father, like son ? (Dunod) The Origin of Geniuses (Threshold), Debate to reform (Dunod) Anthology of French literature on the family (Seeking Midi) and, Choosing your life Deciphering our time, Milestones to understand our time, Me Free and King, and X-ray of power (Lazare and Capucine). This year (Nov 2022) he publishes “And yet I believe in it”, a work on faith today in a (Roman Catholic) Church in the grip of crises.

Sylvie Monpoint: dermatologist, writer and lecturer, president of a humanitarian association to help with the education of poor children in Cambodia. His reflection revolves around the different paths, forms and expressions of spirituality and their meeting point. She wrote : Wisdom Skin (2021)“The Forgotten Paths of Beauty” (2020), “Zorro, an insider under the mask” (2019), “The Skin Unveiled” (2017) and “The Ladybug Who Dreamed of Traveling” (June 2022)

Gerard Emanuel Fomerand is an analyst of the Christian phenomenon and its contemporary mutations. He shares his thoughts through books and radio shows. His latest work: “The Gardens of Infinity” (Lazare and Capucine – April 2022)

Nadim Ghodbane: author and lecturer, great defender of Sufism, the mystical way of Islam.

Gwenaële le Moignic is the co-author of a recent book “Seekers of meaning”, under the direction of Annick de Souzenelle, of whom she is a student, resuming her teaching to make it easily accessible to all, young and old.

Gerard Pirlot is a doctor, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, professor emeritus of psychopathology at the University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès, author of numerous books including a novel “le silence n’est pas sans voix”, presented in Lectoure in 2021 during the “Bizarre” festival. .

Authors present

Isaline Bourgenot Dutru, Gérard Emmanuel Fomerand, Nadim Ghodbane, Olivier de Lagausie, Sylvie Monpoint, Claude Thélot, Anastasia Tsarkova, Gwenaële LeMoignic, Bulle Solvet, Serge Caël, Gérard Pirlot, Maïa Alonso, Pierre Léoutre…

Lectoure Days “Spirituality, religions, secularism and living together”: conferences