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Earth Literacy

Resources pertaining to Earth Literacy and a New Cosmology

This is a 30-minute audio podcast made available in 2012 by Redio4All.net. The audio for Miriam MacGillis is excerpted from 1986 lectures. Also includes commentary by: Vincent Di Stefano and Terry Tempest Williams  
This video is an 8-minute video excerpt of a the 2009 Casagrande Institute for Interfaith Conversation sponsored by Wisdom House. Miriam MacGillis talks about the new cosmology and a new way of looking at the universe if we are to understand our place in it and redress climate change.
A Collection of Essays Edited by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee This 2013 book is available in hardcover, paperback, and as a pdf download. A spiritual response to the ecological crisis. Contributors include: Chief Oren Lyons, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sandra Ingerman, Joanna Macy, Sister Miriam MacGillis, Satish Kumar, Vandana Shiva, Fr. Richard Rohr, Bill Plotkin, Jules Cashford, Wendell Berry, Winona LaDuke, Mary Evelyn Tucker, Brian Swimme, and others.  
This audio podcast contains an interview with Miriam MacGillis conducted on Jan. 19, 2013 by Michael Lerner for The New School at Commonweal.
A video excerpt of Thomas Berry discussing his 1978 Teilhard Studies monograph entitled "The New Story." Taped at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, in 1984. (40 minutes)
An interview with Thomas Berry, conducted by Jane Blewett, in which he discusses Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's insights into ecology. (1 hour)
The Thomas Berry Foundation maintains a list of Thomas Berry's books and writings. Berry's work is essential reading in order to understand the profound implications of the Universe Story.
The American Teilhard Association maintains an archive of Teilhard de Chardin's books and texts, including information as to where many of them can be downloaded from the internet.
Books and videos written, produced and edited by Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, Co-Directors of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale, are listed on the website Emerging Earth Community. Tucker and Grim, who have collaborated with Thomas Berry and Brian Swimme, have created indespensible resources for learning about and understanding the Universe Story and Earth literacy.
This 1986 lecture by Miriam MacGillis was, for many years, widely copied and disseminated by audiocassette. It introduced many people to Thomas Berry's writings and to the early ideas of Earth Literacy. (90 minutes)        
This article abstract  describes celebrations and rituals that honor the entire community of life.  
The Center for Earth Jurisprudence advances laws and governance that reflect humans’ interdependent relationship with the natural world. It is located at the Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida.
Earth Law Center educates and advocates for laws and policies that recognize and promote the inherent rights of nature to exist, thrive and evolve.