Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as a Sacred Community

Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as a Sacred Community

Among the modern voices for the Earth, none resonates like that of famous cultural historian Thomas Berry. His educating and writings have encouraged a generation’s wondering humankind’s position within the Earth group and the universe, engendering common severe acclaim and a documentary movie on his existence and work.

This new selection of essays, from quite a few years and events, expands and deepens rules articulated in his past writings and in addition breaks new flooring. Berry opens our eyes to the entire dimensions of the ecological difficulty, framing it as a difficulty of religious imaginative and prescient. utilizing his bold erudition in cultural heritage, technological know-how, and comparative religions, he forges a compelling narrative of production and communion that reconciles sleek evolutionary considering and standard spiritual insights bearing on our fundamental position in Earth’s society.

While sounding an pressing alarm at our present challenge, Berry evokes us to reclaim our function because the attention of the universe and thereby start to create a real partnership with the Earth group. With Evening Thoughts, this clever elder has lit one other beacon to steer us home.

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