Anne Primavesi

Anne Primavesi

Fellow of the Westar Institute and Jesus Seminar - Willamette University

Anne Primavesi is an Irish systematic theologian focusing on ecological issues. She has been Research Fellow at Bristol University and a Fellow of the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion, Birkbeck College, University of London. She is presently a Fellow of the Westar Institute and Jesus Seminar at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

She is author of From Apocalypse to Genesis: Ecology, Feminism and Christianity (Fortress, 1991) and has published a trilogy: Sacred Gaia: Holistic Theology and Earth System Science (Routledge, 2000), Gaia’s Gift: Earth, Ourselves, and God after Copernicus (Routledge, 2003), and Gaia and Climate Change: A Theology of Gift Events (Routledge, 2009) that explores the implications of James Lovelock’s Gaia theory. Making God Laugh:Human Arrogance and Ecological Humility (Polebridge, 2004) and Cultivating Unity within the Biodiversity of God (Polebridge, 2011) look at ecological issues from a biblical perspective. She is currently working on a book provisionally titled Exploring Earthiness. As well as authoring dozens of articles in books and scholarly journals, Dr. Primavesi has lectured widely in the British Isles, Europe, North America, and South America.

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