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John Grim
Co-Founder
Forum on Religion and Ecology

John Grim is currently a Senior Lecturer and Senior Scholar at Yale University, teaching courses that draw students from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale Divinity School, the Department of Religious Studies, the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and the Yale colleges. He is coordinator of the Forum on Religion and Ecology with Mary Evelyn Tucker, and series editor of “World Religions and Ecology” from Harvard Divinity School's Center for the Study of World Religions. In that series he edited the volume Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community (Harvard, 2001). He has been a Professor of Religion at Bucknell University and at Sarah Lawrence College where he taught courses in Native American and indigenous religions, world religions, and religion
and ecology. His published works include The Shaman: Patterns of Religious Healing Among the Ojibway Indians (University of Oklahoma Press, 1983), and together with Mary Evelyn Tucker he edited a volume entitled Worldviews and Ecology (Orbis, 1994; 5 th printing, 2000). In 2001 they also edited a volume of Daedalus entitled “Religion and Ecology: Can the Climate Change?” John is also president of the American Teilhard Association.


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