“We’re closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the Earth, one that goes beyond science and religion.
“We need a powerful new story that we are a part of nature and not separate from it. We need a story that properly situates humans in the world — neither above it by virtue of our superior intellect, nor dwarfed by the universe into cosmic insignificance. We are equal partners with all that exists, co-creators with trees and galaxies and the microorganisms in our own gut, in a materially and spiritually evolving universe.”
Such was the vision of Father Thomas Berry. Read the full story by Richard Schiffman….
Photo: Genesis Farm, an environmental learning center and working biodynamic farm grounded in the vision of Thomas Berry. Photographer: Stephen O’Byrne / YES!