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Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack and the New Universe

My guests on Religion For Life are Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel Primack, authors of a new book, Read More

Cosmic Wonder, Human Opportunity

BOOK REVIEW by Matthew Fox

This book is in every sense of the word, a prophetic book. Its message ranks right up there with those of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Joel. Like the prophets, it is at times poetic, demanding, grounded, soaring, empowering, and always awe-inspiring.

Rabbi Heschel says the essence of the prophet’s work is to interfere, and Joel Primack and Nancy Abrams are doing nothing if they are not interfering. They are interfering with apathy, couch-potat...

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How a shared cosmology can transform the world

Author and cultural philosopher, Nancy Ellen Abrams, is interviewed about her 2011 book, The New Universe and the Human Future, on March 8, 2012,...

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Can humans ever change?

BOOK REVIEW by Ron Cowen

Living only for the present, using up natural resources, polluting the environment without considering future generations — can humans ever change? Lawyer and popular-culture lecturer Abrams and her husband Primack, an astrophysicist noted for his work on dark matter, argue that people might, if only they learned a little cosmology.

Echoing the words of Joseph Campbell, who studied the myths of ancient and modern peoples, the authors argue that th...

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The Malia-Sasha Horizon & the Cosmological Commons: Ecojustice

I sure wasn't expecting to hear about how the daughters of the President of the United States might offer a novel solution for incentivising the climate justice movement last month when I attended a talk on The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World.

But I have to say I was awed and inspired beyond expectation by the presentation in the planetarium of San Francisco's Academy of Science. The presenters, Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joe...

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Think Cosmically, Act Globally, Eat Locally

BOOK REVIEW by Johan Galtung

The above title is the slogan advocated by two University of California Santa Cruz professors, the astrophysicist Joel R. Primack, and his wife, the cultural philosopher (and singer) Nancy Abrams.  Their fine book, The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World, based on the Terry Lectures at Yale October 2009, will be published by Yale University Press in April.

Their motto – adding cosmos to “T...

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Most of the scientific universe is spiritual! We should be shouting this from the rooftops!
Nancy Ellen Abrams
Most of the scientific universe is spiritual! We should be shouting this from the rooftops!
Nancy Ellen Abrams
Talking to God is not a theoretical exercise for people like me; it can have serious real-world consequences.
Nancy Ellen Abrams
Talking to God is not a theoretical exercise for people like me; it can have serious real-world consequences.
Nancy Ellen Abrams
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