Timeline

 

This Timeline covers the entire history of the Forum, including all of the major Forum events and publications.

  • October 2020

    “Interreligious Responses to Laudato Si': A Fifth Anniversary Celebration and Reaffirmation of Pope Francis' Encyclical on Care of Our Common Home”

    Georgetown University

  • May 2020

    New Forum website launched
  • May 2020

    Partnership with UNEP Faith for Earth announced
  • May 2020

    Living Earth Community Volume Published

    Open Book Publishers

  • October 2019

    “Thomas Berry and the ‘Great Work’” Conference

    Georgetown University

  • August 2019

    Journey of the Universe Podcasts Released
  • June 2019

    Thomas Berry: A Biography Published

    Columbia University Press

  • June 2019

    “Abrahamic Traditions & Environmental Change” Conference

    Rhodes, Greece

  • October 2018

    “Living Earth Community: Ways of Being and Knowing the World” Symposium

    Oak Spring Garden Foundation

  • July 2017

    Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology Published

    Routledge Press

  • October 2016

    “Religion, Ecology, and Our Planetary Future” Twentieth Anniversary Conference

    Harvard University

  • September 2016

    Journey of the Universe MOOCs launched

    Coursera/Yale University

  • April 2016

    Living Cosmology: Christian Responses to Journey of the Universe Published

    Orbis Books

  • November 2014

    “Living Cosmology: Christian Responses to Journey of the Universe” Conference

    Yale University

  • November 2014

    Thomas Berry: Selected Writings on the Earth Community Published

    Orbis Books

  • April 2014

    The Emerging Alliance of Religion and Ecology Published

    University of Utah Press; Wallace Stegner Lecture

  • January 2014

    Ecology and Religion Published

    Island Press

  • June 2013

    “Our Elegant Universe” Symposium

    Chautauqua Institution

  • June 2012

    Journey of the Universe wins Emmy Award

    Regional EMMY® for Best Documentary; National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

  • June 2012

    Yale Summer Symposium: “Religion and Environmental Stewardship”

    Yale Divinity School

  • December 2011

    Journey Conversations Series Released
  • June 2011

    Journey of the Universe Book Published

    Yale University Press

  • April 2011

    West Coast Premiere of Journey of the Universe

    Victoria Theatre, San Francisco

  • March 2011

    Journey of the Universe Conference & East Coast Premiere

    Yale University

  • January 2011

    “Yamuna River: A Confluence of Waters, A Crisis of Need,” Conference

    Held in India at TERI University; Delhi; Vrindaban

  • April 2010

    “Environmental (Dis)Locations: a conference with religious imagination exploring environmental justice and climate change”

    Yale Divinity School

  • September 2009

    Thomas Berry Award Ceremony and Memorial Service

    Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC

  • September 2009

    The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the Twenty-First Century Published

    Columbia University Press

  • August 2009

    The Christian Future and the Fate of Earth Published

    Orbis Books

  • June 2009

    Thomas Berry’s passing at age 94
  • November 2008

    Forum 10th Anniversary Symposium & Banquet

    Yale Club NYC

  • February 2008

    “Renewing Hope: Pathways of Religious Environmentalism” Conference

    Yale Divinity School

  • October 2007

    “Toward a New Consciousness: Values to Sustain Human and Natural Communities” Conference

    Yale School of the Environment Conference at Aspen Institute

  • March 2007

    Philosophy of Qi: The Record of Grest Doubts Published

    Columbia University Press

  • August 2006

    The Forum moves to Yale University

    Tucker & Grim accept joint appointments at YSE, YDS, and Religious Studies

  • January 2006

    Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as Sacred Community Published

    UC Berkeley Press and Sierra Club Books

  • October 2003

    Islam and Ecology: A Bestowed Trust Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • May 2003

    Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase Published

    Open Court Press; Master Hsüan Hua Memorial Lecture

  • September 2002

    Jainism and Ecology: Nonviolence in the Web of Life Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • September 2001

    Daoism and Ecology: Ways within a Cosmic Landscape Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • September 2001

    Daedalus Publication Conference

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • September 2001

    Daedalus Volume: "Religion and Ecology: Can the Climate Change?" Published

    Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • January 2001

    Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • November 2000

    Hinduism and Ecology: The Intersection of Earth, Sky, and Water Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • February 2000

    Christianity and Ecology: Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • January 2000

    Faith for Earth Booklet Published

    Created in conjunction with UNEP

  • November 1999

    The Great Work: Our Way Into the Future Published

    Harmony Books/Crown Publishing/Penguin-Random House

  • October 1999

    Daedalus Planning Conference

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • October 1999

    “Ecological Imagination” Conference

    Nature writers and scientists at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • May 1999

    World Religions and Animals Conference

    Harvard-Yenching Institute

  • December 1998

    Shintoism and Ecology Published

    Only in Japanese

  • October 1998

    Culminating Conference; Religion and Ecology: Discovering the Common Ground

    American Museum of Natural History, NYC

  • October 1998

    Press Conference and Symposium

    United Nations, NYC

  • October 1998

    Founding of the Forum

    At the United Nations, NYC

  • September 1998

    Culminating Conference: Religion, Ethics, and the Environment: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences

  • August 1998

    Confucianism and Ecology: The Interrelation of Heaven, Earth, and Humans Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • July 1998

    Jainism and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • June 1998

    Daoism and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • May 1998

    Islam and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • April 1998

    Christianity and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • February 1998

    Judaism and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • January 1998

    Buddhism and Ecology: The Interconnection of Dharma and Deeds Published

    Published by Harvard CSWR; distributed by Harvard U Press

  • November 1997

    Indigenous Traditions and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • October 1997

    Hinduism and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • March 1997

    Shinto and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • June 1996

    Confucianism and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • May 1996

    Buddhism and Ecology Conference

    Harvard University

  • January 1993

    Worldviews and Ecology Published

    Bucknell University Press (reissued in 1994 by Orbis Books)