Rev Dr Newcomer
Duncan Newcomer is a poet, author, psychotherapist and minister. His poems have appeared in The Christian Century, The Smith, Gone Soft, and other journals. His first book, Desperately Seeking Mary, is a memoir about his own discovery of the sacred feminine. This second book, published in 2019, Thirty Days with Abraham Lincoln: Quiet Fire, is a collection of thirty meditative essays about Lincoln which were created for his weekly radio show on WERU in mid-coast Maine. His forthcoming book will be a scholarly study of the spiritual life of Abraham Lincoln. As a therapist, in addition to his private practice, he co-founded The Center for the Masculine Spiritual Journey in Connecticut, where he was also the Director of the Old Lyme Pastoral Counseling Center for a number of years. Rev. Dr. Newcomer has served United Churches of Christ and Presbyterian churches in Connecticut; Washington, DC; and Kentucky. He holds a Masters in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and a Doctorate in Ministry from the Chicago Theological Seminary. In addition to preaching, teaching, and giving seminars in the mid-coast of Maine, he has a practice as a private spiritual director.