In The Empathic Civilization, Jeremy Rifkin summarized the millennia-long human drive of innovation as a race between entropy and empathy. Which is winning? And can the wonders promised by the Transhumanist movement help, […]
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Future Facing Faith: From Overwhelm to Insight
Life is hard. If I want to relate to life’s spiritual dimension in a way that embraces—rather than evades—life, generative spirituality unfolds for me along three axes: Generative spirituality is rooted in […]
Food & Faith Futures Survey!
It’s research time! I’m conducting 3-in-1 survey about the ways faith communities grow, prepare, share and eat food. Please take my survey if you’re part of a: New Monastic community Catholic Worker […]
A People’s History of Christianity
I was privileged to emcee a public conversation between Diana Butler Bass and Brian McLaren at the World Future Society conference last summer on the future of North American Christianity […]
How Does Social Change Occur?
Recently for my LMSF 602 Survey of Futures Studies course I was asked to reflect on my own ‘theory of social change’–that is, how does change occur? Some base their […]