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Books

Globalization and Catholic Social Thought Image

Globalization and Catholic Social Thought

Published in 2005, this book assesses the meaning of globalization and the capacity of Catholic social thought to understand, reform, and guide it.
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World Faiths and the New World Order Image

World Faiths and the New World Order

Comprises the texts of papers prepared for the Interreligious Peace Colloquium, held in Lisbon in 1977.
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The Lab, the Temple and the Market Image

The Lab, the Temple and the Market

Reflections at the intersection of science, religion and development.   Bill Ryan sj was in charge of the project and wrote the post-script "Our Way of Proceeding".
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Culture, Spirituality, and Economic Development Image

Culture, Spirituality, and Economic Development

Security, sustainability, and stability often depend on a system of values that has taken centuries to develop within a specific society. Current development strategies, however, tend to ignore, often underestimate, and sometimes undermine cultural values or the cultural environment, which are essential to healthy human development
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Faith and Freedom Image

Faith and Freedom

Bill Ryan's life story is a lens through which we can view the tensions and accomplishments of the past fifty turbulent years of Church history.
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Seminars

Cry of the Poor, Cry of the Earth: What has spirituality got to do with social justice and ecology? Image

Cry of the Poor, Cry of the Earth: What has spirituality got to do with social justice and ecology?

We believe, as many do now that spirituality,social justice and ecology should be integrated into a holistic approach or vision. Thus far, we tend to relate ecology to spirituality and/or social justice to ecology more readily than we interrelate the three together.
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Videos

Laudato Si (A Canadian Response)

This video presents the views of nine prominent (and soon to be prominent) Canadians among whom are David Suzuki, Maude Barlow, Silver Don Cameron and Gregor Robertson as they reflect on the Encyclical. 23 excerpts from Laudato Si' help the viewer read the actual words of the 192 page document.

Joanna Macy: Embracing Pain

Joanna Macy, Ph.D., is a scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. In her workshops she counsels the embracing of pain about the world as a way of deepening our connection to it.

The Jesuit Forum

An introduction to the Jesuit Forum.

Landscape of brightly coloured fields near Sarraud,
Vaucluse, France (44°01’ N, 5°24’ E).
There is life in beauty! Escaping temporarily the “rapidification” of our life to pause and contemplate the beauty of nature reconnects us with our innate sense of wonder. And wonder can lead to hope.

© Yann Arthus Bertrand

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