What Does the “Great Turning” Mean to You?

As the new year begins, and the earth turns a wintery eye toward spring, what reconnects you to vitality and hope? Does looking through a longer lens at the Earth's history offer greater insight or perspective on what's happening now? What does the term "Great Turning" mean to you?

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Joanna Macy and the Great Turning

What is the Great Turning? It is, as Joanna describes it, the shift from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization. Joanna Macy and the Great Turning is a 26-minute film…

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Thomas Berry: The New Story

This video is an excerpt of Thomas Berry discussing his 1978 Teilhard Studies monograph entitled "The New Story" at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia in 1984. This is one in a…

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Recommended Reading: The Great Turning

Joanna Macy and Molly Brown Coming Back to Life - Updated Guide to the Work that Reconnects West Marin Review, Volume 8 Carolina De Roberts (editor) Radical Hope: Letters of…

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