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With Renowned Spiritual Pioneer & Author of More Than 35 Books
Matthew Fox

 
 
 

Reconnect with the sacred Earth to ground yourself, and find a deeper, more meaningful purpose through embracing the truths of mystics — and in the process, saving the planet for future generations.

 

The natural world is the larger sacred community to which we belong. To be alienated from this community is to become destitute in all that makes us human. To damage this community is to diminish our own existence.
Thomas Berry

We are surrounded by evidence that there is something truly out of balance in our world. 

When people fail to find joy and meaning, they often turn to substances and other addictions as a coping mechanism to check out emotionally from a life that isn’t grounded and purposeful. 

As human beings, we are intimately linked to the Earth and the Cosmos. When we don’t live in harmony with nature and stay connected to Source, we lose our connection to ourselves. 

In this illuminating online event, Matthew Fox, a theologian and prolific author, will share why cultural historian Thomas Berry’s teachings are so vitally important at this unique juncture. 

As Matthew notes, Thomas Berry was an eco-prophet who spoke out about the Earth’s destruction over four decades ago.  

In this thought-provoking hour, Mathew will reveal a basic flaw of humanity and its long-term consequences — emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and environmentally.

He’ll share his reflections on Berry’s view of our planet as sacred, and how decades of exploitation have caused tremendous damage, some of it irreversible.

Mathew will also guide you through a Tai Chi breathing and movement exercise to invite you to breathe in and embody Earth consciousness so you can feel more grounded, calm, and peaceful

You’ll discover why your intellectual brain should be serving your intuitive brain — and why embracing your deepest feelings connects you more deeply to your values. 

You’ll be invited to do the great work of saving yourself and the planet because personal transformation is not only possible, it’s necessary — not only for your survival, but for the survival of the planet.

 

In this 60-minute free online event, you’ll:

 
  • Find that when you take action to save the Earth, and connect to Source, you are taking steps to save yourself and future generations
  • Discover humanity’s most basic flaw — and its resulting consequences
  • Explore why embodying a sense of sacredness is a vital element of human survival — emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and environmentally
  • Discover why academic barbarism (when the left brain devours your values by overpowering the right brain) leads to the destruction of the planet by prioritizing profits over respecting the sacredness of the Earth
  • Experience a Tai Chi breathing and movement exercise to invite you to breathe in and embody Earth consciousness
 

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What People Are Saying About Matthew Fox...

 
 

— Bestselling Author Mirabai Starr: “Matthew Fox Will Go Down in History as One of the True Spiritual Geniuses of Our Age”

— Bestselling Author Andrew Harvey: “Matthew Will Illumine Your Life as He Has Illumined Mine”

 
“[Matthew is] a major teacher and guide.”

I think of Matthew Fox as “God’s Talent Scout” for all the pivotal figures and ideas he has reclaimed for the reform of Christianity. He knows the sources and translates them into modern idioms for the rest of us! What he has done with Hildegard, Eckhart, and Aquinas makes him a major teacher and guide.
Richard Rohr, OFM, Center for Action and Contemplation, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 
“Matthew Fox is the Obi-Wan Kenobi of spirituality.”

Matthew Fox is the Obi-Wan Kenobi of spirituality. He has redefined what healthy spirituality is, and what it is not. We should place him at the same level of cultural importance as Thomas Berry, Gandhi, and Dr. King.
— Steve Mortimer, Black Chapel Collective

 
“If one person deserves credit for the great Hildegard renaissance in our time, it is Matthew Fox.”

If one person deserves credit for the great Hildegard renaissance in our time, it is Matthew Fox. Here in the long-lost legacy of Hildegard of Bingen, Fox found blindingly beautiful paintings, radiant writings overflowing with fresh insights of the deepest kind, prophetic wisdom, and engaged political spirituality. Here was a mystical genius who could help to illuminate the human soul spirituality, ecologically, politically — in every dimension of life.
— Mary Ford-Grabowsky, author of Sacred Voices

 
“History will name Fox one of the great Christian spirits of our age.”

— John Shelby Spong, author of A New Christianity for a New World

 

About Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox is a prolific author of books dedicated to renewing the ancient tradition of Creation Spirituality, including Original Blessing, A Spirituality Named Compassion, and Christian Mystics. This earth-based mystical tradition is feminist, welcoming of the arts and artists, honors Indigenous wisdom, works with science, and is committed to interfaith approaches and eco, social, and gender justice.

Matthew’s effort to reawaken the West to its own mystical tradition has sparked awareness of Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart, Julian of Norwich, and the mysticism of Thomas Aquinas, as well as the wisdom tradition that nurtured Jesus. His work helps reconnect science and spirituality by honoring the sacredness of the Cosmos and interacting with contemporary scientists who are also mystics. He believes that “by reinventing work, education, and worship, we can bring about a nonviolent revolution on our planet.”

Matthew received his doctorate summa cum laude in the History and Theology of Spiritualities from the Institut Catholique de Paris. A member of the Dominican Order for 34 years, he established an Institute in Culture and Creation Spirituality that operated for seven years at Mundelein College in Chicago, and for 12 years at Holy Names University in Oakland.

He founded the University of Creation Spirituality in Oakland in 1996 and was president and professor until 2005, when he left to create a pilot project to reinvent the educational experience for inner-city teenagers.

Matthew is a recipient of many awards, including the Gandhi King Ikeda Award from Morehouse College, which is awarded for dedication to peace, unity, nonviolence, and justice. He also received the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award; other recipients have included the Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa, and Rosa Parks. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Academy for the Love of Learning in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

 
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