SDI Encounters

EP041 - Interspirituality and the Sacred Feminine - Reverend Ann Holmes Redding

November 4, 2019

Ann Holmes Redding is an author, university lecturer and former Episcopal priest who honors Islam alongside her Christian belief. She will be co-presenting with Mirabai Starr at a one-night event and gathering, hosted by SDI, on November 12th at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue Washington. The event is called A Fierce and Tender Wisdom: Reclaiming the Feminine Across Spiritual Traditions. Learn more on our website,

What is the Sacred Feminine? In this conversation with Frederica Helmiere, Reverend Ann talks about spiritual practices of birthing, midwifing, and even hospice care – as a way of exploring and holding space for our urgent and troubling times. Through the metaphors of labor in childbirth, we hear of the Sacred Feminine as practicing the “lived experience of unimaginable pain for new life”