Philosophy, Reimagining and Reinventing the Wisdom Traditions—World Loyalty, Religion

REVIEW: John Cobb’s “Jesus’ Abba”

“Abba” is an Aramaic term for something like a dear father or daddy. It’s baby talk. It’s as if Jesus recognized that the way a parent offers herself in service is warp and woof in the very fabric of the universe. 

Nature, Pando

Why I’ll Be on the ROADTRIP TO PANDO: Philosopher John Cobb

I am a theist, and with many, I feel God’s presence most strongly in the midst of natural, and especially living, things.  Pando is an extraordinarily interesting living thing, and I expect it to induce a deep sense of sacred presence.

Education, Philosophy, Religion

John Cobb Jr on The Death of God

We can know God as liberator rather than controller.

Ecological Civilization, Philosophy, Society

Eco Civilization in China

Residents and visitors breathe dark, smoggy air in the cities, and partly because the problems are so serious, China is committed to work for “ecological civilization.”

Ecological Civilization, Religion, Society

Nordhaus on the Pope and Markets

Nordhaus operates out of economic thinking that is strongly individualistic in its assumptions. He does not seem to understand the difference between taking the market as the instrument of solving our problems and putting forward different goals altogether.

Ecological Civilization, Society

Pando Populus’ Mission

The distinction of Pando Populus lies in our commitment to a worldview that displays the profound interconnectedness and mutual dependence of all the entities that make up our world.