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Book Launch: Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations

Book Launch: Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations

Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Virtual event at 8:00 p.m. CDT

Celebrate the release of the 5-volume set, Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations (Center for Humans and Nature) with editors and contributors Gavin Van Horn, John Hausdoerffer, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and more.

Hosted by Point Reyes Books and the Center for Humans and Nature

Register here for this free event.

“Journey of the Universe” as a New Story for Our Times: Assessing the Contributions of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry

“Journey of the Universe” as a New Story for Our Times: Assessing the Contributions of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Thomas Berry

Saturday, September 18, 2021


9:30am – 2:00pm

Presented by  John Grim and Sam King

Wisdom House Retreat & Conference Center
229 East Litchfield Road
Litchfield, CT 06759

Learn more here.

Film Screening: Stonington, CT

Film Screening: Stonington, CT

Monday, July 19, 2021

On July 19, 2021, Executive Producers Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim attended a screening of Journey of the Universe for the Capital Institute's Lighthouse Lecture Series held on Native Mashantucket Pequot land in Stonington, Connecticut. The film provided a cosmological context at the outset of the conference that helped inspire the wide-ranging discussions of regenerative economics over the following days.

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Journey of the Universe

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Journey of the Universe

Saturday, April 10, 2021

4:00 – 5:30pm Eastern Time

This webinar will describe the 10-year odyssey of creating Journey of the Universe and the 10 years of bringing it out into ever widening circles.

To register and add this event to your calendar, click here.


Schedule:

The Journey of Journey: Making the Film

     Brian Thomas Swimme, co-author, Journey of the Universe
     Mary Evelyn Tucker, co-author, Journey of the Universe
     John Grim, co-producer, Journey of the Universe film

The Future of Journey: Engaging with the Film

     Jennifer Morgan, Deeptime Network
     Devin O’Dea, Journey of the Universe Project Director
     Sam King, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology

Q&A


For further exploration:

     Journey of the Universe
     Yale/Coursera classes on Journey of the Universe
     Deeptime Network
     Sign up for the Journey of the Universe newsletter.

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Film Screening and Q&A with Grace Farms

Film Screening and Q&A with Grace Farms

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Join Yale University’s Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, leading scholars in the fields of religion and ecology, and Nature Initiative Director Mark Fowler for a virtual Q&A about Journey of the Universe. This award-winning film draws together scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology, ecology, and biodiversity with insights concerning the nature of the universe.

Learn more and register here!

If you are an Amazon Prime subscriber, you can use your account to watch Journey of the Universe when convenient for you. If you are not an Amazon Prime subscriber, a link to the film will be sent to you by January 13th, valid until January 28th. Watch the film by 5 pm on Thursday, January 28th to best engage with our Q&A with Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim.

About Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim

Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim teach at Yale School of the Environment and Yale Divinity School. They direct the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, which arose from ten conferences they organized at Harvard’s Center for the Study of World Religions. They are series editors of the Harvard volumes from the conferences on Religion and Ecology.

Tucker specializes in East Asian religions, especially Confucianism. Grim specializes in indigenous traditions, especially Native American religions.

Grim and Tucker have written a number of books including Ecology and Religion (Island Press, 2014) and edited the Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology (2017). They are editors for the series on Ecology and Justice from Orbis Books.

They were students of Thomas Berry and collaborated over several decades to edit his books. They also wrote Thomas Berry: A Biography with Andrew Angyal (Columbia, 2019).

With his article “The New Story,” Berry was a major inspiration for Journey of the Universe. With Brian Thomas Swimme, Tucker and Grim created this multi-media project that includes a book (Yale, 2011), an Emmy award winning film, a series of Conversations, and online courses from Yale/Coursera.

Until 2020, following in Berry’s footsteps, Grim served as president of the American Teilhard Association and Tucker as Vice President for over three decades.

About Grace Farms

Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.


Film Screening: Rumson, NJ, USA (April 4, 2020)

Film Screening: Rumson, NJ, USA (April 4, 2020)

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Wilson Hall at First Presbyterian Church of Rumson
4 E. River Road
Rumson, NJ, USA

7-9pm

Q&A with John Grim

Hosted by Waterspirit

Admission: $5 per ticket, including a bag of popcorn. Children under 5 are free!

Learn more here.

Film Screening: Grand Rapids, MN (December 21, 2019)

Film Screening: Grand Rapids, MN (December 21, 2019)

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Grand Rapids Area Library meeting room
140 NE 2nd St
Grand Rapids, MN, USA

2pm

This film screening is part of the monthly meeting of the Grand Rapids Area Earth Circle. Pizza and cake will be served. There is no charge for this event, but a free will offering will be taken to purchase tree seedlings and garden seeds through Heifer International to help people in areas suffering from deforestation and depleted soil.

For more, read this news article.

Cosmology and Ecology (November 22, 2019)

Cosmology and Ecology (November 22, 2019)

Friday, November 22, 2019

Religion and Ecology Workshop

American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting

San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA, USA

November 22, 2019
2:30-5:30pm

Panelists:

Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale University
John A. Grim, Yale University
Nancy Maryboy,Indigenous Education Institute
Carl Anthony,Breakthrough Communities
Brian Swimme,California Institute of Integral Studies

Responding:

Sam Mickey,University of San Francisco
Heather Eaton,Saint Paul University

https://www.aarweb.org/annual-meeting

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