Now Accepting Applications for the Fall 2018 Semester!

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Climate change and biodiversity loss are among the greatest existential threats humanity has seen. Further, these ecological challenges represent a crisis of values and consciousness. Our program allows students to cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to these existential threats from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. Students gain skills and insight to transform practices, worldviews, and consciousness in service of a more just, sustainable, and flourishing planetary future.

Our unique curriculum explores worldviews and cultural heritages to help us understand and address ecological trauma. We further ask what roles spirituality, philosophy, and religion have both in generating and responding to ecological challenges.

The program is a nurturing community engaged in revitalizing relationships to our earth and exploring intersections of eco-spirituality, eco-justice, indigenous traditions, and eco-feminism. Our faculty include Elizabeth Allison, Robert McDermott, Jacob Sherman, and Brian Swimme, all of whom work to shape the global dialogue linking spirituality and cosmology with ecology and sustainability.

Elizabeth Allision in a video introduction to the program Intro to Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion (Part 1) Play Video
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Elizabeth Allision continues the video introduction to the program Intro to Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion (Part 2) Play Video
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Questions About Admissions or Our Program?

Admissions Counselor: Richard Wormstall
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