In the Spirit of the Earth: Ecology and Spiritual Liberation
(Marquette. Michigan) – A series of free discussions on the relationship between the environment and theology including what Christians can learn from Native American culture will be held in Marquette on Tuesday evenings in November.
Sponsored by the Turtle Island Project (TIP)in Munising, the seminars will examine whether Christianity is partially to blame for the ecological crisis and whether Christianity offers a viable solution to the problem.
The seminars will include discussion on what western religions can learn from earth-based spiritualities and the contribution of Native American spirituality to the solution of the ecological crisis.
TIP Director Lynn Rev. Dr. Hubbard of Munising will read selections from the works of Leonardo Boff, Vine Deloria, Jr., George Tinker and Steve Charleston.
The seminars will be held from 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, 27, 2007 at Upfront & Company restaurant in Marquette, MI
The seminars are free but donations are welcome to defray expenses.
The TIP seminars are the latest in a series of public events schedule throughthe summer of 2008 that are part of the Grand Island Retreat and Conference and Retreat Program. The TIP promotes respect for the environment and for the Native American culture.
Pre-registration for the ecological seminar is required by November 7, 2007.
You can register by calling 906-387-5615 or visit: turtleislandproject.org