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from conception to birth: A TED video

This is an amazing video on human life from conception to birth using thenewest x-ray scanning technology that won its two inventors the Nobel Peace Prize. This is a remarkable color video every person should see. As you will probably agree. [ Click On : ] The guy speaks fast, so if you watch this, listen closely – especially his comments about how these miracles occur. This miracle occurs in all living beings – not just human. Mathematically it is beyond comprehension but every living being is a complex organism of intricate beauty and wonder....
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Incarnation: Some evolutionary thoughts

Is Incarnation 2,000 years old? It seems God has been working since the beginning of time According to Christian theology Incarnation refers to God’s entry into human life in the person of Jesus of Nazareth, about 2000 years ago. Accordingly, this has not happened in any other religion – for Christians, Jesus alone is the incarnation of God on this earth. I find this view disturbingly reductionistic and anthropocentric, and from a multi-faith perspective, it strikes me as being unpleasantly imperialistic. It seems to me that there are underlying assumptions urgently in need to...
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Earth Healing: Walking the Path of Aboriginal Wisdom

    The Elderberry Connection ConferenceJoin us for a rich crosscultural weekend:   Loyola House, Guelph, ON – April 20-22, 2012   Earth Healing: Walking the Path of Aboriginal WisdomWith Sister Priscilla Solomon, CSJ, who is Ojibway which is part of the Anishinabek Nation. Visit www.elderberry for registration information Earth Healing: Walking the Path of Aboriginal Wisdom By Daisy Radigan and Kathy VanLoonAn award winning interview with Sr. Priscilla Solomon CSJ, is reprinted here in the context of her upcoming facilitation at the Elderberry Connection 8th...
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The Politics of Eco-Feminist Goddess Spirituality : A Theology for a Sustainable Future

Abstract: This essay explores how the mythology of the Sacred Feminine, deity, archetype and ideal, might re-establish the foundations on our planet necessary for a sustainable future for all life and Mother Earth. Tate posits that a paradigm shift into a post-kyriarchal world might be achieved using secular law alongside thealogical thinking. As such, this essay compares the values of Republicans, conservatives and male-dominated Abrahamic traditions with liberals and Goddess ideals, establishing how progressive ideologies of Democratic principles are more in sync with the spirituality of the Divine...
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Earth Democracy and the Rights of Mother Earth

The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.-Albert Einstein In 2012, the world community will gather in Rio to discuss global environmental issues, just as the citizens and movements of the world gathered in Rio for the Earth Summit back in 1992. The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution in 2009 to hold this upcoming conference twenty years after the Earth Summit. Member states agreed that the Rio+20 Summit would focus on “green economy within the context of sustainable development and poverty” and...
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