Events

The Living Legacy of Thomas Berry


May 30 – June 1, 2019

The Foothills of North Carolina, USA

From May 30 – June 1, 2019, 100 practitioners of Thomas Berry’s work from around North America will gather in the foothills of North Carolina to consider how to take his work forward. On Thursday, May 30, participants will gather at Timberlake Earth Sanctuary, 1501 Rock Creek Dairy Road, Whitsett, North Carolina 27377, for a day of reflection on the sacredness of Earth community. Friday and Saturday, May 30 and June 1, participants will meet at the Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain, 8519 Pickards Meadow Road, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516. On Friday participants will share the work they have been doing with each other. On Saturday, the 10th anniversary of Berry’s death, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim, and Andrew Angyal, co-authors of Thomas Berry: A Biography, will make a presentation on the book and then participants will meet in small groups to discuss the many areas of Berry’s life work. In the afternoon, participants will consider the way forward and the day will end with a farm-to-table dinner. The event is by invitation only, but there are a few spaces still open. For additional information contact, Laurie Cone,  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

This event is jointly sponsored by six groups in the Piedmont area of North Carolina:

•    Center for Ecozoic Studies
•    Center for Education, Imagination and the Natural World
•    Center for Human-Earth Restoration
•    Eco-Institute at Pickard’s Mountain
•    Emerging Ecology
•    Piedmont Bioregional Institute
•    Timberlake Earth Sanctuary