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Monday Lunch Plenary

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Campus Center Auditorium

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14-10-2013 11:30 AM

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14-10-2013 12:15 PM

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“Facing the Climate Crisis: Living in Hope” In the face of ecological crisis, how do we maintain hope? Can we feel our grief without being overwhelmed by despair? What spiritual resources sustain us as we struggle to protect the living world around us? Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Ph.D., will propose a framework for the heart that can help us meet this decisive moment of history as healers filled with compassion and creative energy.

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The Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Ph.D., is a Priest Associate of Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst. A long-time climate activist, Margaret has led spiritual retreats for over 25 years. Her third book, Joy of Heaven, to Earth Come Down(Forward Movement, 2012), is a collection of daily meditations for Advent and Christmas that focus on the sacredness of the natural world. She has been a leader in Religious Witness for the Earth (rwearth.org) since her arrest in 2001 at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Her Website: holyhunger.org.

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Oct 14th, 11:30 AM Oct 14th, 12:15 PM

Monday Lunch Plenary

Campus Center Auditorium

“Facing the Climate Crisis: Living in Hope” In the face of ecological crisis, how do we maintain hope? Can we feel our grief without being overwhelmed by despair? What spiritual resources sustain us as we struggle to protect the living world around us? Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Ph.D., will propose a framework for the heart that can help us meet this decisive moment of history as healers filled with compassion and creative energy.