Contributor: Connor Holttum

Connor Holttum is a recent graduate of Santa Clara University in Philosophy, with a minor in Religious Studies. From 2017 to 2019, he was a Living Religion Collaborative student fellow, during which time he developed the prototype of the LRC’s geomapping platform, Encounter, which maps engagement with local religious and spiritual sites. He currently lives in Washington.

Making the Spiritual Path by Walking It

Notes from the Pacific Northwest Trail

Pilgrimage, walkabout, spiritual journey ... whatever the name, extended periods of mobility play a large role in many spiritual traditions. They are forms of engaged spirituality in which the boundaries between the active and contemplative life of the soul blur, each nurturing the other. With modern technology and the unprecedented access to information it... Read more