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"Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological – Economic Vocation",

by: Cynthia Moe-Lobeda

A reading group that will be hosted by Bishop Anna. 

4 different sessions by John Thatamanil, Matt Humphrey, Juli Mallet and Brendon Neilson.

 

Together, we will engage Dr. Moe-Lobeda's work to be drawn into deeper understanding of the ecological crisis we face - its interconnections to racial, and economic, justice. 

Deepen your engagement by creating a small reading group in your community or parish.

 

The book is available in digital and print format at online and local retailers.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail with information about joining the meeting.

 

SESSIONS:

Session 1 - September 15:

Bishop Anna leads us through ch. 1-3 of the book. 

Introduction to "Resisting Structural Evil:  Love as Ecological – Economic Vocation",

the context it addresses, and the key concept of "structural violence and evil".

 

Session 2 - September 22:

Matt Humphrey leads us through ch. 4-6 to dig deeper into "evil and moral oblivion" before introducing some hope into the conversation.

 

    

Session 3 – September 29:

Juli Mallet and Brendon Neilson continue the conversation on ch. 7-8. 

The focus topic is LOVE - the mystery and practical realityof it - AND its ecological and economic vocation.


Session 4 – October 6:

John Thatamanil concludes with ch. 9 -10.

LOVE: Its moral framework.  How it leads to resistance and rebuilding.

John discusses how the book might shape conversation, and what its encounter might mean for us. 

 

In December, the author, Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, will be part of the John Albert Hall Lecture Series.

This book study will be a great preparation for her lecture and workshop

The John Albert Hall Lecture Series - hosted by:

UVic's Centre for Studies in Religion and Society;

The Diocese of Islands & Inlets. 

 

The book is available in digital and print format at online and local retailers.

You will receive a confirmation e-mail with information about joining the meeting.

 

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