Joanna Macy – Wikipedia (born May 2, 1929), is an environmental activist, author, scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. She is the author of eight books. Macy graduated from Wellesley College in 1950 and received her Ph.D in Religious Studies in 1978 from Syracuse University, Syracuse. She studied there with Huston Smith, the influential author of The World’s Religions (previously entitled The Religions of Man). She is an international spokesperson for anti-nuclear causes, peace, justice, and environmentalism, most renowned for her book Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World and the Great Turning initiative, which deals with the transformation from, as she terms it, an industrial growth society to what she considers to be a more sustainable civilization. She has created a theoretical framework for personal and social change, and a workshop methodology for its application. Her work addresses psychological and spiritual issues, Buddhist thought, and contemporary science. She was married to the late Francis Underhill Macy, the activist and Russian scholar who founded the Center for Safe Energy. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanna_Macy
Joanna Macy and the Great Turning Film http://www.joannamacyfilm.org/
Joanna Macy – GoodReads Her online work includes the article “World as Lover, World as Self”; “Bestiary” (an ode to wildlife); Nuclear Guardianship, her testimony at the World Uranium Hearings in Salzburg, 1992; and The Vegan Vision, on the ethics of a vegan diet. Her other books include Mutual Causality in Buddhism and General Systems Theory: The Dharma of Natural Systems, World as Lover – World as Self and Rilke’s Book of Hours. https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/148533.Joanna_Macy
Joanna Macy and Lydia Violet interview – One Earth Live Joanna Macy Ph.D, author & teacher, is a scholar of buddhism, systems thinking and deep ecology. A respected voice in movements for peace, justice, and ecology, she interweaves her scholarship with learnings from six decades of activism.
Her wide-ranging work addresses psychological and spiritual issues of the nuclear age, the cultivation of ecological awareness, and the fruitful resonance between Buddhist thought and postmodern science. The many dimensions of this work are explored in her thirteen books, which include three volumes of poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke with translation and commentary.
As the root teacher of The Work That Reconnects, Joanna has created a ground-breaking framework for personal and social change, as well as a powerful workshop methodology for its application.
Based in Berkeley, California, close to her children and grandchildren, Joanna has spent many years in other lands and cultures, viewing movements for social change and exploring their roots in religious thought and practice.
Since the early 1980’s her travel was governed by invitations to teach the group work that she and a growing number of colleagues were developing. Many thousands of people around the world have participated in Joanna’s workshops and trainings. These methods, incorporated in the Work That Reconnects, have been adopted and adapted yet more widely in classrooms, community centers, and grassroots organizing. https://portl.com/artist/joanna-macy/
2019-04-25 Joanna Macy A Wild Love for the World https://onbeing.org/programs/joanna-macy-a-wild-love-for-the-world/
2018-08-22 Joanna Macy – The Hidden Promise of Our Dark Age | Bioneers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzmjF1jE2K0
JOANNA MACY & HER WORK https://www.joannamacy.net/main
Work of Our Time https://tricycle.org/podcast/joanna-macy/
Remarkable Women Buddhist Teachers https://www.amazon.com/Meetings-Remarkable-Women-Buddhist-Teachers/dp/1570624747