Clive Hamilton in Defiant Earth gives a lucid account of the implications for the humanities of the current scientific meaning of the Anthropocene epoch–a geological term introduced in 2000 to name the extent of human-induced alteration in the Earth System.
From June 27 to July 4, 2017, approximately 60 persons from Africa, the Americas, Asia/Pacific, and Europe gathered in Italy–first in Rome and then in Assisi–for a global conference to dialogue on the theme “Spirituality & Sustainability.”
The veil keeps us protected, hidden, withdrawn so that we can experience aloneness with God. Dawn a veil in your life and encounter the hidden majesty within.
The term “ecological civilization,” which is becoming increasingly important in the global discourse, was highlighted as a goal for China in President Xi Jinping’s 2017 report to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party.
The organization works to preserve large tracts of land in the Congo River Basin, the second largest rainforest in the world, while also addressing the needs of the communities in the Lake Tumba (or Ntomba) region.
The disasters of recent days–the Atlantic hurricanes, the California fires, and the Las Vegas shooting–are commonly reported as if they arrived unforeseen and can’t be prevented. This news is presented in ways that won’t disrupt the industrial economy.
We are proud to announce the publication of the fourth issue of our journal, The Ecozoic: Reflections on Life in an Ecological-Cultural Age. The topic of this issue is “Thomas Berry’s Work: Development, Difference, Importance, Applications.” It contains twenty-five papers from a May 2014 academic colloquium held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the “Colloquium”)…
This is our first issue of The Ecozoic Review (ER). Like our prior online magazine or ezine, CES Musings, this will be a bi-monthly publication. We will publish reviews of books, plays, events; musings including essays, insights, poems and art, news commentary, and reports on communities of ecozoic practice.
The Center for Ecozoic Studies will be a thought, imagination, and dialogue center for the transition to ecozoic societies . . . societies of life! The mission will be to advance ecology (the flourishing of life on Earth) and culture (full human development) as the organizing principles of societies
On November 9, 1992 at Gaia Books in Berkeley, California, Thomas Berry and Brian Thomas Swimme were signing copies of their new book The Universe Story. Now, 25 years later, on November 9, 2017 (Thomas Berry’s birthday), a 25th anniversary celebration conference will be held.
We join with many others in celebrating the birthday of Dr. Margaret Berry, Professor Emeritus of John Carroll University of Cleveland, Ohio, and faithful Aid to Thomas Berry during the last 14 years of his life.
We take it for granted that we are able to sacrifice ourselves to help others, and yet we are familiar with the argument that these good acts are really done for selfish reasons to make the do-gooder feel good. The scientific and philosophical arguments in the modern period against altruism are, even, more difficult to…