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Mary Evelyn Tucker to speak on religion and ecology at BDS Annual Business Luncheon

The Annual Business Luncheon sponsored by Berkeley Divinity School will have as its special guest this year Mary Evelyn Tucker, senior lecturer in religion and ecology at Yale Divinity School, the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and the Department of Religious Studies. She will speak on the topic "Daring to Dream: Religion and the Future of the Earth." The luncheon is at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the Yale Club of New York.

Tucker is a specialist in the relation of religion and ecology, having edited a multi-volume series on the issue from the perspective of many different faith traditions. She is co-founder of the Forum on Religion and Ecology and serves the Interfaith Partnership for the Environment at the United Nations Environment Program. She and her husband, John Grim, are currently jointly appointed in the Divinity and Forestry schools, as well as the Department of Religious Studies, teaching interdisciplinary courses about the environmental crisis and other issues related to sustainability.

Reservations for the luncheon may be made by contacting Gail Chiasson at 203-432-9312 and gail.chiasson@yale.edu

 

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