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 Please send us your stories of how you are living the legacy of Thomas Berry. We will publish these stories in in the 2019 issue of the Ecozoic Journal, which will be on “The Living Legacy of Thomas Berry: Stories from the Great Work.” Submissions are due by the end of August (August 31, 2019), though we will probably give some leeway to those who miss this deadline. In general stories should not exceed 2000 words, about four, single-spaced typewritten pages, but we will be flexible.

The format for the 2019 issue of the journal will be similar to the “Tribute to Thomas Berry” issue published in 2009. In that issue we published tributes to Thomas written by 151 people. The difference is that the 2019 journal will be stories of how Berry’s legacy is being lived, rather than tributes. CES will work with the Thomas Berry Foundation in collecting and publishing these stories. Along the way we will also work to update the list of “Engaged Thomas Berry Legacy Projects” that appears on the www.thomasberry.orgwebsite.

So what kind of stories should these be? In a formal sense, through your stories we will be documenting that Thomas Berry’s legacy is a living legacy . . . and, moreover, it is a flourishing living legacy. We thought about asking you for articles on how Thomas’s legacy is continuing; then we realized that the best way to present his legacy was to publish stories of how his work has influenced people, given form to their lives and organizations, and provided benefits to people and Earth. Probably the best stories will not be reports as such, but rather vignettes on how, as a result of your work, something surprising happened, lives were changed, or healing occurred.

We don’t want to be too specific about the types of stories because we, also, want to be surprised by your stories. We want stories that will inspire and guide others. We want stories from and for the Great Work.

Please send your stories to Herman Greene at ecozoic.studies@gmail.com. Also send a photo of yourself and a short bio. If you have questions send them to the same address.



 The Ecozoic Journal 5 (2018)—“The Ecozoic Way: The Foundational Papers of the Center for Ecozoic Studies”is now available for purchase.

This issue, a result of thousands of hours of work, is a compilation of the key ideas CES has worked with over the last 20 years. Readers of the journal say that it has deepened their understanding of Thomas Berry’s work and how to apply it.

The journal is divided into the following sections with the number of items indicated in each section:

  • Foundational Statements (10)
  • Foundational Essays (7)
  • Key Essays (10)
  • Key Documents (10)
  • Foundational Books (6)
  • Key Books (20)

With respect to the Foundational Books and the Key Books there is an extended review of each book.

To see a copy of the Table of Contents, click here.

To read the Foreword,click here.

To read the Preface, click here.

To see an exact printer’s proof of this issue, click here.

To become a member of CES and receive a complimentary copy of this journal click hereor follow the instructions in this form.

For those who are not CES members, and for members who wish to purchase an additional copy or copies, the cost is $20 each, plus shipping, plus tax, if any (we expect that we will only collect taxes from North Carolina residents). To order a copy, email ecozoic.studies@gmail.com. Upon receipt of your email, we will calculate the total cost and notify you. Then you may make your order and pay by check, credit card, or PayPal. For bulk orders of over five (5) copies, we will provide a discounted price of US$15.00 per copy, plus shipping and tax, if any.