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Canadian Association for Passtoral Practice and Education

Arete - Special Issue on Spirituality and Social Work

Canadian Association for Social Work Education

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Canadian Forum on Religion and Ecology

Centre for Contemplative Mind in Society

Centre for Spirituality at Work      Toronto, Ontario

Centre for Spirituality and the Workplace   St. Mary's University, Halifax

Centre for Spirituality, Health and Disability, University of Aberdeen

Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health Duke University

Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University

Council on Spiritual Practices

David B. Larson Fellowship in Health and Spirituality - for US citizens

Dr. Diana Coholic's Website Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario

EarthLight Library   (re: Earth inclusive spirituality)

Dr, Ed Canda's Home Page       

Education as Transformation  (articles by Peter Laurence and Victor Kazanjian)

European Spiritual Film Festival

Forum on Religion and Ecology

Global Alliance for a Deep Ecological Social Work

Institute of Spirituality in Asia: A research and academic institute for the scholarly study of spirituality

Journal of Religion and Popular Culture University of Saskatchewan

International Symposium on Spirituality and Social Work

Social Work and Spirtuality Resources

Society for Spirituality and Social Work    United States

Spiritual Diversity and Social Work Resource Centre

Spirituality in Health Care Network

Spirituality in Higher Education: A National Study of College Students' Search
for Meaning and Purpose

Spirituality Today: Archives of a Dominican Journal of Spirituality

John Templeton Foundation: Supporting Science-Investing in Big Questions

         see also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Templeton_Foundation

The Rave Project (relates to domestic violence and religion)

SPIRITUALITY AND ECOLOGY

Online "Videos on nature, science, and religion.
© 2003; University of California, Santa  Barbara.

New Visions of Nature, Science and Religion aims to “1) develop a new, comprehensive scholarly vision of biophysical and human nature as the basis for a new vision of science & religion.  2) create a unique research and educational climate at UC Santa Barbara to promote progress in our understanding of nature, science, and religion.  3) Provide a credible scholarly resource on nature, science and religion to the general public.”

 

The Forum on Religion and Ecology

This is the largest international multi-relgious project that explores religious worldviews, texts and ethics in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of environmental concerns.

See also: The Canadian Forum on Religion and Ecology

 

The National Religious Partnership for the Environment
http://www.nrpe.org © 2005.

The National Religious Partnership for the Environment is an association of independent faith groups across a broad spectrum: the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, National Council of Churches USA, the Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, and the Evangelical Environmental Network.

 

The Soul of Nature: The Meaning of Ecological Spirituality
© 1996 Lynna Landstreet.  Unpublished, yet available electronically at www.wildideas.net

A full text paper looking at the role of spirituality in ecological matters, as well as ecology in spiritual matters.

 

Earth Light Library
Updated 2007.

“A seedbed and greenhouse of eco-spiritual writing, artwork and video brought to the reader by Earth Light Community in Oakland, California featuring original work and links to the evolving world of earth-inclusive spirituality.”

 

The Green Christian
Copies from 1997-2007.

“Green Christian is the main publication of Christian Ecology link and exists to debate environmental matters in a Christian context.”

 

The International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture

Promotes the critical enquiry into the relationships among human beings and their diverse cultures, environments, and religious beliefs and practices.

 

Nature as thou: A special issue of Cross Currents

This link goes to a special issue of Cross Currents that offers an overview of an emerging movement of ecotheology: the connection of ecology and theology.  As people rethink their relationship with their environment, they are finding a deeper relationship between their spirituality and ecology.  The compilation includes articles from 1994 and since.

 

The Web of Creation

A website of ecology resources to transform faith and society.  Includes resources to create a green congregation, items for Religious Education, as well as activities that individuals can do on a day to day basis.

 

A List of Books on Eco-Theology

A comprehensive list of resources hosted by The Churches’ Agency on Social Issues (Methodist, Presbyterian, Churches of Christ, Quakers) which is a Christian Agency dealing with social, economic, ecological, and political matters in Aotearoa, NZ.  The list of resources has over 50 titles listed.

 

 
   
 
     

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