Apocalypse or Awakening: Living the Climate Emergency (Vancouver)
With Matthew Fox, PhD and Karen Mahon Carrington
May 29 - 30, 2020
How do we find meaning, purpose, and wholeness as we awaken to the emerging climate reality? How do we resist both denial and despair?
Engage in discussions on how to find our ground, and turn apocalyptic news into an awakening of our species that moves us to a new chapter in our evolution. Through group discussion, dyad work, and repeated questioning, examine how the 4 Paths (Via Positiva, Via Negativa, Via Creativa & Via Transformativa) offer frameworks for living an engaged life at this time of climate emergency.
Matthew Fox, PhD, is a spiritual theologian, an Episcopal priest and an activist for gender justice and eco-justice. He has written 37 books that have been translated into other languages over 70 times. Among them are Original Blessing, The Coming of the Cosmic Christ, A Spirituality Named Compassion, The Reinvention of Work, The Hidden Spirituality of Men, Christian Mystics and The Pope’s War. He has contributed much to the rediscovery of Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart and Thomas Aquinas as pre-modern mystics and prophets. Fox holds a doctorate in the history and theology of spirituality from the Institut Catholique de…
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Karen Mahon Carrington is a life long environmentalist, trainer and teacher. She was a principle architect in the landmark campaigns to protect the old-growth rainforests of Clayoquot Sound and the Great Bear Rainforests on Canada’s West coast. Since then she has been working to stop the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure, develop and implement climate policy and organizing for climate justice. Intertwined with her environmental work Karen has been a student and teacher focused on the intersection of the inner spiritual and emotional realms with the outer planetary and social crises. Steeped in Jungian psychology and Judaic and Christian mysticism, Karen…
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