Peter Ellard's Works

                                                                       Publications and Presentations 

Books
The Sacred Cosmos: Theological, Philosophical, and Scientific Conversations in the Twelfth Century School of Chartres. Scranton, PA. University of Scranton Press, 2007.
 

Articles 

 “Not Green Enough: A Response to the Green Pope and the Green Patriarch Based on the Dark Green Thought of Thomas Berry ”. The International Journal of Environmental Studies.   Volume 69, Issue 3, June 2012, 524-539.   

Book Chapters

“Exposing the Roots and Healing the Wounds of Religiously Sanctioned Violence”, in Ruminations on Violence. Derek Pardue, ed. Long Grove, Il.: Waveland Press, 2008.

 “The Thought of Thomas Berry as the Groundwork for a Dark Green Catholic Theology”, in Confronting the Climate Crisis: Catholic Theological Perspective. Jame Shaefer, ed. Marquette Wisconsin: Marquette University Press, 2011.  

 Book Reviews

Helm, Dieter. The Carbon Crunch in The International Journal of Environmental Studies   May 2013.    

Herberlein, Thomas. Navigating Environmental Attitudes, in  The International Journal of Environmental Studies  Vol. 70, Issue 2,April, 327-30. 2013.

Berry, Thomas. The Christian Future and the Fate of Earth. in Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology  Volume 16, no.2 June 2012, 197-99.

Berry, Thomas.The Sacred Universe  in The International Journal of Environmental Studies Volume 67, Issue 5 October 2010.  

Hudson, Nancy. Becoming God: The Doctrine of Theosis in Nicholas of Cusa in Horizons: The Journal of the College Theology Society, 35, no. 1, 2008: 162.   

Phan, Peter C. Christianity with an Asian Face in Multi-Cultural Review, Volume 12, no. 4, December, 2003.

Van Gorder, A. Christian. No God But God: A Path to Muslim-Christian Dialogue in Multi-Cultural Review, Volume 12, no. 4, December, 2003.

 Articles under preparation:

“Searching for Thomas Berry: An Archives Based Biography (By invitation of the editors of the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture).

“After the Coming Cataclysm: A New Religious Mindset for Bill McKibbons’ New ‘Eaarth’”

“Stewardship Is Not Enough: Radicalizing the Human Earth Relationship”


A Selection of  Presentations  

“After the Cataclysm:  A Berrian Approach to Removing the Obstacles to a Dark Green Transformation of Higher Education”   Environmental Consortium Conference, Panel,  Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY,  Oct 27, 2012   

“Thomas Berry’s Groundwork for a Dark Green Catholic Theology” CTSA Conference, Cleveland, OH, June 10, 2010             

 “The Visions of MLK and Barack Obama: Social Critics, Preachers, and the Popular Press” AAR, International Conference, Montreal, Nov 7, 2009           

 “The Role of Science in the Age of Faith: The Early Twelfth Century” Medieval and Renaissance Forum, Plymouth State, NH, April 26, 2008   

 “The Enemies of Reason and ‘New Things’ in the Early Twelfth Century” Medieval and Renaissance Forum, Plymouth State, NH, April 27, 2007   

 “Christian Social Teaching and Today’s College Classroom: The Missing Link of Advocacy” AAR International Conference, Atlanta, Nov. 22, 2003

“Walking the Labyrinth in Medieval and Modern Times” Convivium Conference, Siena College, Oct. 11, 2003         

“The Body in the Twelfth Century Neo-Platonic Thought of William of Conches” AAR International Conference, Toronto, Nov. 25, 2002         

“Sufis in a Shaker Village, Bring the Kids: A Study of Life in the Abode of the Message, a Contemporary Sufi Community in Upstate NY” AAR, International Conference, Toronto, Nov. 25, 2002    

“Human Bodies, Human Souls and the World Soul in Twelfth Century Chartrian Tradition” Convivium Conference, Siena College, Oct. 11, 2002       

“The World Soul in the Philosophy of William of Conches” Platonism, Neoplatonism and Literature Conference, Orono, ME, June 29, 2002      

“Thierry of Chartres’ Rebuke of the Cornificians: Etched in Stone” International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 2, 2002           

“The World Soul: The Spirituality of the School of Chartres and Our Ecological Crisis” AAR International Conference, Denver, Nov. 18, 2001      

“The Poverty of St. Francis and St. Clare as Paradigmatic for Life Lived in an Ecological Age” Convivium Medieval Conference, Siena College, Oct. 12, 2001                      

“The Epistemology of Illumination in the Writings of Thierry of Chartres” International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 4, 2001            

“The Metaphysical and Theological Foundations in the Internationalism in the Twelfth Century School of Chartres” International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI

“Post Apocalyptic Blues: Or What Happens When Nothing Happens in Millennialisms in the Americas” AAR Eastern Regional Conference, Syracuse, NY

“The Theology of the School of Chartres and the Labyrinth of Chartres Cathedral” AAR International Conference, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 24, 1997        


Public Lectures

"A Long Way from Birmingham: Rev. Wright, President Obama and the ‘Santa Clausification’ of MLK” MLK Lecture Series, Siena College, Feb 18 2010            

“The God Delusion” by Richard Dawkins, Panel Discussion, Siena College, Popular Books Series, Feb. 21, 2007   

“Religion and Contemporary Science” Public Lecture, Universalist Unitarian Church, Glenn Falls, NY, Dec. 8, 2002  

“Ecological Theology” Marist College, Humanities Lecture Series, May, 3 1996          

“Feminist Theology: An Interpretation of the Christian Understanding of God” Marist College, Women’s Studies Program, April, 10 1995