The Arizona Foundation for Contemporary Theology, Arizona Interfaith Power and Light, and the Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ are proud to present Dr. Mark Y. A. Davies and his presentation “The Urgency of Now.” Dr. Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. The event will be held on Sunday, January 6, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 pm at the Shepherd of the Hills United Church of Christ, 5524 E Lafayette Blvd., in Phoenix. To register use this link: “The Urgency of Now.”
 
Dr. Davies progressive theological efforts focus on climate change and ecological ethics. His work has attracted the attention of fossil fuel executives in Oklahoma who have tried to remove him from his faculty position at Oklahoma City University.
 
The following links provide additional information on Dr. Davies, which include his bio, blog, and a past sermon on climate change.  
 
Mark’s OK City University Bio: https://www.okcu.edu/directory/mark-davies
One World House Blog: https://oneworldhouse.net/ (check out his topics for speaking on the “speaking availability” page)
A sermon on Climate Change: http://www.openarms.org/multimedia-archive/the-church-and-climate-change/
 
All are welcome. A $10 donation is suggested The Urgency of Now and can be offered through Event Brite or at the door to help cover the costs of this event.  If you have any questions please contact Michael Powell, AzFCT Chairperson, at 602-330-6371.

 

AZFCT is a network of individuals and groups who welcome opportunities to explore progressive religious ideas through lectures, dialogue and in-depth reflection.