Episode 35

Ecology, Spirituality and Justice Movements: A Conversation with Professor Norman Wirzba


September 10th, 2020

1 hr 1 min 16 secs

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About this Episode

In this conversation, Philip spends time with Prof. Norman Wirzba. Prof. Wirzba is the Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Theology and a Senior Fellow, Kenan Institute for Ethics. He is the author of several books including:

  • The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age
  • Living the Sabbath: Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight
  • Way of Love: Recovering the Heart of Christianity

He is also the editor of The Essential Agrarian Reader: The Future of Culture, Community, and the Land

In this conversation Philip and Prof. Wirzba discuss the spiritual tradition of ecology, the need for a new accounting and how justice movements are essential to understanding society.

*The Drop – The segment of the show where Philip and his guest share tasty morsels of intellectual goodness and creative musings. *

Philip’s Drop:

Brothers and Sisters to Us: U.S Catholic Bishops Pastoral Letter on Racism 1979

Norman’s Drop:
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Homegrown Album by Neil Young