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Yes Preaching to the Birds!: Clare and Francis of Assisi as Wellsprings of Socio-Ecological Wisdom

Posted on 2018-02-07 in Events
Feb 15, 2018



Christopher Hrynkow, Religion and Culture, St Thomas More College
Yes Preaching to the Birds!: Clare and Francis of Assisi as Wellsprings of Socio-Ecological Wisdom

After defining its key terms, this presentation will explore the significance of Clare and Francis of Assisi, mapping select evidence for their witness for peace, justice and ecological health as expressed during their lifetimes and concentrating upon how their medieval example has been brought forward in the contemporary period to support socio-ecological ideas and action.

February 15, Thursday
STM room 200
Talk at 4:30 pm

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