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Sep
21
2:00 PM14:00

Conversation With Brian Swimme: Getting Drunk on the Universe - Sacramento, CA

Join Matthew Fox and Brian Swimme at the 3-day Visionaries Summit hosted by The Shift Network, for a keynote conversation on “Getting Drunk on the Universe,” covering:

  • How science can lead to an ecstatic consciousness

  • How creation spirituality can lead to a deep love of existence

  • How together science and spirituality can become a pathway to sheer joy.

The keynote is followed by a workshop with Matthew Fox and Brian Swimme at 4:15pm - 5:30pm titled “Getting More Drunk and Intoxicated on the Universe.” Fox and Swimme discuss how science can lead to an ecstatic consciousness.

Experience conversation and an interchange of presentations between Science & Spirituality, as well as a Q&A between participants and Fox and Swimme.





How science can lead to an ecstatic consciousness continued by way of dialog and presentations between Science & Spirituality, with Swimme & Fox; and dialogs between participants, and Swimme & Fox.
How creation spirituality can lead to a deep love of existence;
and How together science and spirituality can become a pathway to sheer joy.

5:30pm - Book Signing

For the full event program and to register, see:

http://thevisionariessummit.com/

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Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Forum: Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home - Berkeley, CA

Join the Sierra Club East Bay for an inspiring, co-creative dinner program, sharing and exploring a common vision and action plan based on Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si. Matthew Fox, Guy McPherson, Dr. Sailesh Rao, Melissa Koch, and Jamen Shively are guest speakers.

April 25, 2019 (Thu) 7:00pm-9:00pm

Berkeley Yacht Club, 1 Seawall Dr, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA

Who are we? Why are we here? Mother Earth is in such a multi-dimensional tailspin that no matter our individual beliefs, it is clear that we are all being called upon to join together to find solutions.

Answering that call, joining with established environmental organizations such as the Sierra Club, a number of newer organizations such as Extinction Rebellion and Green New Deal are promoting solutions that address greenhouse gas emissions and a range of social and environmental issues. While fully supporting those, our gut tells us that an even more radical set of solutions is needed, spanning the ecological, social and cultural, economic and living arrangements, political/governance, and spiritual dimensions, among many others.

Enter Pope Francis. In 2015, he published the radical encyclical Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home, exploring the roots of our most daunting problems, and painting a beautiful picture of what our world can become, once we implement the bold cultural revolution he calls for. At the root, Pope Francis is calling on all peoples, from all faiths, backgrounds and beliefs, to come together and co-create the necessary solutions.

Join us for an inspiring, co-creative evening of sharing and exploring a common vision and action plan, leading to the Pope’s vision: the healing and saving of life on Earth. Speakers and facilitators include, in order:

  • Matthew Fox, Order of the Sacred Earth

  • Guy McPherson, Prof. Emeritus University of Arizona

  • Dr. Sailesh Rao, Vegan World 2026

  • Melissa Koch, artful activist, representing the honey bees, the orca whales, and all other non-human species

  • Jamen Shively, radical collective intelligence, arcology, and geo-shading

Together, we will start off with an hour of presentations centered around the Laudato Si and various radical solutions, led by Matthew Fox. Following that, after a brief intermission, we will enjoy some very brief introductions to specific movements and solutions, to complete an initial panorama of the breadth of the holistic set of solutions needed. Finally, all are invited to stay for a two hour post-presentation discussion, wherein all participants are invited to share openly on all topics.

Cost: Cost of dinner and program is $30, including tax and tip. $10 for program only, starting at 8 PM.

To sign up:  

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/laudato-si-on-care-for-our-common-home-tickets-56535994682

Attendance is limited to the first 115 reservations received. Reserve early, as these programs do fill up. Reservation deadline is April 18.

Additional Directions: No-host cocktails/social hour at 6:00 PM, dinner at 7:00 PM, program at 8:00 PM, After-hours group discussion 9:15 -11:00 PM. Ample free parking is available in the Marina parking lots; Bus #81 service to Marina from Ashby BART)

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Oct
9
7:45 PM19:45

Dialogue: East Meets West at Grace Cathedral - San Francisco, CA

Celebrate the book launch for The Lotus & The Rose: A Conversation Between Tibetan Buddhism & Mystical Christianity as Dean Malcolm Young interviews the authors, Lama Tsomo and Rev Matthew Fox.

Book signing follows the discussion.

Tuesday, October 9,
Grace Cathedral

http://www.gracecathedral.org

 

www.gracecathedral.org

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Jul
10
6:30 PM18:30

Dialogue/Discussion: Dialogue and Discussion: We’re Doomed! Now What? - San Francisco, CA

A U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq, Roy Scranton writes about sailing through a melting Arctic, preparing for severe storms amplified by climate change, and seeking meaning in life at a very precarious time in human history. His first book was Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization and his new work is We’re Doomed. Now What?  

Matthew Fox writes that advocates need to deepen their soul through spiritual practice in order to effectively addresss climate change, humanity's ultimate existential challenge. He believes that despair must be discussed and acknowledged for that can shut down human ingenuity needed to solve the climate crisis. He is optimistic that personal and collective awakening, anchored in love, will give us the fuel to build a cleaner and more just society. 

Join us for a conversation exploring the human condition during unsettling times. Climate.org hosts the event in San Francisco's Commonwealth Club.

For more information ant to purchase tickets, see:

https://climateone.org/events/were-doomed-now-what

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Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

Discussion: "We're Doomed, Now What?" - San Francisco, CA

ClimateOne.org sponsors Matthew Fox and author Roy Scranton in a provocative conversation, "We're Doomed. Now What?"

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 6:30 pm
110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

General admission is $20; for tickets, see http://climateone.org/events/were-doomed-now-what

For Facebook live streaming, see https://business.facebook.com/events/234032474023343/

Speakers

Matthew Fox

Author, Order of the Sacred Earth

 

Roy Scranton

Author, We're Doomed. Now What?

Description 

A U.S. Army veteran who served in Iraq, Roy Scranton writes about sailing through a melting Arctic, preparing for severe storms amplified by climate change, and seeking meaning in life at a very precarious time in human history. His first book was Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization and his new work is We’re Doomed. Now What?  

Matthew Fox writes that advocates need to deepen their soul through spiritual practice in order to effectively addresss climate change, humanity's ultimate existential challenge. He believes that despair must be discussed and acknowledged for that can shut down human ingenuity needed to solve the climate crisis. He is optimistic that personal and collective awakening, anchored in love, will give us the fuel to build a cleaner and more just society. 

Join us for a conversation exploring the human condition during unsettling times.

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Mar
9
to Mar 11

A Weekend with Matthew Fox: Ecology & Deep Ecumenism - Ashland, OR

Matthew Fox is the featured speaker at a series of events hosted by Havurah Shir Hadash Synagogue and titled "Ecology & Deep Ecumenism: B’Tzelem Hashem, In the Image of God, the Cosmic Christ, and Buddha Nature"

Fri 7:00pm – Lecture

Sat 10:00am-1:00pm – Workshop

Sat 7:30pm-9:30pm – Interfaith Panel and Book Signing

Havurah Shir Hadash Synagogue
185 N Mountain Ave, Ashland, OR 97520

541.488.7716

http://havurahshirhadash.org/

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Mar
5
to Mar 6

Salon: Befriending the Unknown and Embracing Uncertainty: Multi-Faith Perspectives, Berkeley CA

Matthew Fox joins Estelle Frankel, Shaykh Yassir, and Issa Nessim Baba at The Open Faith Salon for a conversation on "Befriending the Unknown and Embracing Uncertainty: Multi-Faith Perspectives"
 

Sunday, March 5, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.,
Chocmat HaLev, 
2215 Prince St, Berkeley, CA 94705

For more information call: 510) 704-9687
http://chochmat.org/event/open-faith-salon/

Since the election, many of us have been in a state of heightened anxiety. So much is unknown and fear is a common response to uncertainty. We humans love to “know” and be able to predict what is going to happen next; in fact, our brains are wired to “fill in the blanks" even if it means filling them in with our most dreaded fears and catastrophic expectations. But there is another possible response—one that draws on the spiritual wisdom and practices of our respective faith traditions.  This gathering will provide an opportunity to explore spiritual wisdom teachings to help us deepen in faith and find the necessary courage and resilience to thrive during these uncertain and unpredictable times.

Speakers:  Rev. Matthew Fox is a spiritual theologian who has written over 33 books on spirituality and culture, and has been consciously reinventing education to make it more possible to teach wisdom and not just knowledge.  Among his recent works are Meister Eckhart: A Mystic-Warrior For our Times; A Way to God: Thomas Merton's Creation Spirituality Journey; Stations of the Cosmic Christ.

Estelle Frankel is a practicing psychotherapist, spiritual advisor and seasoned teacher of Jewish mysticism who blends the healing wisdom and spiritual practices of Kabbalah with depth psychology. She is the author of Sacred Therapy and just released The Wisdom of Not Knowing: Discovering a Life of Wonder by Embracing Uncertainty

Shaykh Yassir Chadly served as imam (spiritual leader) of the Masjid Al Iman mosque in Oakland from 1991-2016 . He has lectured extensively on Islam, Sufism and Religious tolerance and is an adjunct professor at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. 

Issa Nessim Baba will attend and lead Dzikr.

The Open-Faith Salon is dedicated to the memory and legacy of Sheikh Ibrahim Baba Farajaje whose work to build bridges between different faith communities remains an inspiration to all who seek to create peace and understanding through interfaith dialogue.

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