Stephen Bede ScharperNovember 30, 2009
For Thomas Berry, water, rocks and trees are not ancillary to his thought, but constitutive.
Stephen Bede ScharperApril 20, 2009
Examining 'The Green Bible'
Stephen Bede ScharperMarch 26, 2007
In future years when the history of our lagging environmental consciousness is written there may well be a special place devoted to the work of Thomas Berry Berry a Passionist priest cultural historian and self-described geologian has for almost four decades been writing and reflecting on the p
Stephen Bede ScharperSeptember 30, 2002
Though often labeled a modern-day Thoreau Wendell Berry is perhaps more akin to a biblical prophet a lone voice crying not in the wilderness but from his own farm Like Isaiah and Amos Berry is able to discern the embedded patterns of corruption and injustice in a culture of haves and have-nots
Stephen Bede ScharperJuly 16, 2001
quot The world is on the verge of new and great changes Mr Scrooge You agree quot --Jacob Marley upon meeting Ebenezer Scrooge in George Minter rsquo s 1951 film A Christmas Carol The above epigraph alluding to the social economic cultural and political upheaval of the Industrial Revolutio
Stephen Bede ScharperJune 03, 2000
As an 11-year-old boy Thomas Berry probing the red hills of his home in North Carolina skipped across a creek and found himself in a meadow Seeing the white lilies cresting above the dense grass he listened to the crickets rsquo song drift toward the distant woods and the wisps of cloud in the