Mary Evelyn Tucker

Thomas Berry: A Biography

Event Details

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  • Venue: Commonweal (Main Building)
    451 Mesa Road, Bolinas, California, 94924, United States
  • Venue: Commonweal (Main Building)
  • Cost: Free; register at

~ Co-presented with The New School at Commonweal ~

Join The New School Host Michael Lerner in conversation with Mary Evelyn Tucker, whose new book, Thomas Berry: A Biography is due at bookstores in June. Written by Mary Evelyn with co-authors John Grim and Andrew Angyal, the book is the first biography of Thomas Berry, illuminating his remarkable vision and showing the ongoing significance of Berry’s conception of human interdependence with the Earth within the unfolding journey of the universe.

Point Reyes Books is offering pre-sales of the book now.

This event is free but registration is recommended.

Mary Evelyn Tucker

Mary Evelyn Tucker teaches at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Yale Divinity School, where she co-directs the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology with her partner, John Grim. They worked closely with Thomas Berry for more than thirty years as his students, editors, and literary executors and are the managing trustees of the Thomas Berry Foundation. With Brian Thomas Swimme, she wrote Journey of the Universe (2011) and was the executive producer of the Emmy award winning Journey film that aired on PBS.

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