Congregation Har HaShem is launching its 2nd Annual Symposium on Spirituality and the Environment.
The Symposium on Spirituality and the Environment is focusing on bringing people of together to explore perspectives on environmentalism from Judaism, Christianity, and Budhism. The keynote address will have a focus on the origins of spirituality through the lens of indigenous peoples; specifically, that of Native Americans.
Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Benally (Navajo and Santa Clara Tewa from New Mexico)
Suzanne is the executive director of Cultural Survival, an Indigenous rights advocacy organization working worldwide to support implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Dr. Scott Powell (Catholicism)
Dr. Powell oversees the Aquinas Institute for Catholic Thought at CU-Boulder.
David Loy (Buddhism)
David Loy is a professor, writer, and Zen teacher in the Sanbo Zen tradition of Japanese Zen Buddhism.
Rabbi Fred Greene (Judaism)
Rabbi Greene is the spiritual leader at Congregation Har HaShem of Boulder.
The Reverend Fletcher Harper is an Episcopal priest and GreenFaith’s Executive Director.
Watch for more information at http://www.harhashem.org/social-justice/symposium. We are grateful to the Bachrach Family Endowment at Congregation Har HaShem for their support of this Symposium.