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Religion and a New Environmental Ethic

TuckerReligion and a New Environmental Ethic, a film featuring Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, was produced by the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and is presented with permission on the Yale Divinity School web site.

Tucker and Grim, founders and co-directors of the Forum on Religion and Ecology, have joint appointments in the Divinity School, the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies as research scholars and as senior lectures in religion and the environment.

Both were major players at the conference Renewing Hope:Pathways of Religious Environmentalism, presented by the Forum on Religion and Ecology and held at Yale Feb. 28-March 2, 2008.

GrimTogether, Tucker and Grim were organizers of a series of ten conferences on World Religions and Ecology at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. They are series editors for the ten volumes from the conferences distributed by Harvard University Press.

Until 2005, Tucker was a professor of religion at Bucknell University where she taught courses in Asian religions and Religion and Ecology. Since 1987 she has been a member of the Interfaith Partnership for the Environment at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She served as a member of the International Earth Charter Drafting Committee from 1997-2000 and is currently a member of the Earth Charter International Council.

Grim has been a professor of religion at Bucknell University and at Sarah Lawrence College, where he taught courses in Native American and indigenous religions, world religions, and religion and ecology.

View the online film> Religion and a New Environmental Ethic (Quicktime format)

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