Dr. Barry Stephenson: “Ecology and the Ritual Body”

Dr. Barry Stephenson, Department of Religious Studies, Memorial University.

We’ve forgotten that we are bodies, and this forgetfulness is a significant part of what ails us.

Last summer I heard rumors of a new group –‘For a New Earth,’ — and their plans for a rather quixotic event on Newfoundland’s West Coast. It was immediately clear that something more than a standard academic conference was in the works…