An Ecotopian Lexicon: promo and reviews

Last week I posted about the release of the new book, An Ecotopian Lexicon (University of Minnesota Press), in which I have an entry on "Watershed Discipleship." One of the editors of the volume, Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, describes it thus on Twitter: It’s a speculative ecotopian lexicon for the age of climate change, inspired by Ursula Le …

Berkeley Quaker Heritage Day lectures online

Last month, I spoke at Berkeley Friends Church's Quaker Heritage Day, which was an honor and a joy. I had not been to Berkeley Friends before, and I received a warm welcome and met some wonderful people. They have a special community there, and I had so much fun getting to know them a bit …

Book reviews: Discerning Critical Hope; Listening to Teach

A couple book reviews I wrote went live last week on the Wabash Center for Teaching & Learning in Theology & Religion's Reflective Teaching site. One reviewed Discerning Critical Hope in Educational Practices (eds. Vivienne Bozalek, Brenda Leibowitz, Ronelle Carolissen, and Megan Boler), and the other reviewed Listening to Teach: Beyond Didactic Pedagogy (ed. Leonard J. Waks). Both were excellent books! …

GreenFaith retreat 2, day 2

Today at our GreenFaith retreat included a presentation and discussion with Erin Lothes Biviano, professor at the College of St. Elizabeth, about what motivates faith-based individuals and congregations to act on their environmental beliefs. This was fascinating and I want to read more of her work. We did read two of her articles: "Worldviews on …

“Climatologists, Theologians, & Prophets: Toward an Ecotheology of Critical Hope” published in Cross Currents

My article, "Climatologists, Theologians, & Prophets: Toward an Ecotheology of Critical Hope," was published in the peer-reviewed journal Cross Currents and appeared online today. I am excited to share my work with interested readers. According to the copyright policy, I cannot post the PDF here, but I can send it to you if you request it, …