May 02 2012

Can Dark Green Religion Save the Planet?

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 Tuesday, May 15, 2012 6:00 – 8:00 PM, West Columbia, South Carolina

“Dark green religion—religion that considers nature to be sacred, imbued with intrinsic value, and worthy of reverent care—has been spreading rapidly around the world . . . becoming increasingly important in global environmental politics. It motivates a wide array of individuals and movements that are engaged in some of the most trenchant environment- related struggles of our time. It increasingly shapes the worldviews and practices of grassroots social activists and the world’s intelligentsia. It is already important in global environmental politics. It may even inspire the emergence of a global, civic, earth religion.” – Bron Taylor, author of “Dark Green Religion”

Why do Pagans find their source in nature? What does that mean? Why does it frighten some religious groups in America? How do we live out a nature-based belief?

New Location:  Grecian Gardens, 2312 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC, (803) 794-7552. This is very close to the I-26 exit beside Lexington Medical Center (the hospital).

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