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Affiliation: 
Yale University
Title: 
Co-director of Forum on Religion and Ecology
Department: 
Institute for Social and Policy Studies
Expertise: 
Religion and Ecology

Biography

Mary Evelyn Tucker is coordinator of the Forum on Religion and Ecology with John Grim. Together they organized a series of ten conferences on World Religions and Ecology at the Harvard Center for the Study of World Religions. They are series editors for the ten conference volumes from Harvard University Press and editors for the Ecology and Justice series from Orbis Books. Mary Evelyn is visiting professor of religion at Yale University with the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. She is a member of the Interfaith Partnership for the Environment at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She served as a member of the International Earth Charter Drafting Committee and is a member of the Earth Charter International Council. She is the author of Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase (Open Court, 2004), Moral and Spiritual Cultivation in Japanese Neo-Confucianism (SUNY 1989), and The Philosophy of Ch'i (Columbia, 2007). She co-edited Worldviews and Ecology (Orbis 2003), Buddhism and Ecology (Harvard 1997) , Confucianism and Ecology (Harvard 1998), and Hinduism and Ecology (Harvard 2000). She recently edited Thomas Berry's essays titled Evening Thoughts (Sierra Club Books, 2006). www.religionandecology.org