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Thomas Berry (1914–2009)

Author of The Dream of the Earth

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Thomas Berry was a Catholic priest of the Passionist order, cultural historian, and ecotheologian. He proposed that a deep understanding of the history and functioning of the evolving universe is a necessary inspiration and guide for our own effective functioning as individuals and as a species. Born in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1914, he died there in 2009. His other major books include The Universe Story, co-authored with Brian Swimme (1992); The Great Work (1999); and Evening Thoughts (2006).
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Thomas Berry was a cultural historian and scholar of the world’s religions, especially Asian traditions. Later as he studied Earth history and evolution, he called himself a “geologian.” -- Wikipedia
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