Patricia Adams Farmer – Through the Eyes of Beauty

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Patricia Adams Farmer is one of the most influential writers for popular audiences in the international process community. Known for the way she integrates storytelling and poetry with wisdom from Whitehead and other process writers, she is the author of five books and numerous essays inspired by process theology and philosophy. A featured writer on Open Horizons and co-writer of a blog called Process Musings in Spirituality and Practice, she holds an undergraduate degree in music and three Masters degrees in theology, philosophy, and education. She lives with her husband, Ron Farmer, a New Testament scholar, in Millersberg, Missouri, where she serves as a pastor for a small Disciples of Christ church. In this interview she tells the story of her turning to process theology and how its notions of beauty, including soul beauty and moral beauty, inspire her.