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Tuesdays with Thomas: Book/Article Discussion at Prairiewoods

  • Details

  • 7/14/20
  • 6 - 7 p.m.
  • $30.0
  • All Ages
  • Categories

  • Educational

Event Description

July 7 and 14, we will begin by discussing Thomas Berry's influential The Dream of the Earth, published in 1988. Berry "suggests that for planetary renewal we must break free of the ‘technological trance’ that drives a misguided dream of progress"—and that it is only in doing so that we can "foster mutually enhancing human-Earth relationships to heal our traumatized global biosystem” ( July 21 and 28, we will consider two recent articles (to be provided by email) comparing Berry's vision with evolving thoughts in a COVID-19 world of what our "new dream of Earth" could be. This series is facilitated by Jenifer Hanson and Laura Weber at Prairiewoods (120 East Boyson Road in Hiawatha). The cost of the four-week series is $30 plus the cost of the book. Our hope is to have you join us either in person or via Zoom. For more information or to register, contact Prairiewoods at or 319-395-6700.