Program: Conflict Studies
Office : GIG 327B
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.: 2276
Research Activities:Ecological dimensions of conflict; Religious aspects of conflict and peace; Gender/feminism, peace and conflict research
Education:Ph.D. in Theology and Ecology; University of Saint Michael's College, Toronto, 1996.
Master's of Divinity, University of Saint Michael's College, University of Toronto, 1988.
BA, Queen's University, Kingston, 1984.
Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Courses taught:ECS 3130 Ecological Dimensions of Conflict
ECS 3140 Gender and Conflict Transformation
ECS 5120 Conflict and Transformation in South Africa
ECS 5120 Conflict and Transformation in El Salvador
ECS 5302 Approaches to Conflicts and Soc. Justice
ECS 5313 Spirituality and Conflict
ECS 5315 Gender and Conflict
ECS 5501 Conflits identitaires
ECS 8901 Doctoral Seminar/séminaire doctoral
Introducing Ecofeminist Theologies (London: T & T Clark, 2005)
Edited Books and Editor Refereed Journals
The Intellectual Journey of Thomas Berry: Imagining the Earth Community. Heather Eaton, ed., Lanham: Lexington Press, 2014.
Ecological Awareness : Exploring Religion, Ethics and Aesthetics. eds. Sigurd Bergmann and Heather Eaton. Studies in Religion and the Environment, Vol 3 / Studien zur Religion und Umwelt, Bd. 3. Berlin: LIT Press, 2011.
Worldviews: Global Religions, Environment, Culture. Special Issue: Transgenic Animals and Religion, Vol. 14, No. 1 Spring 2010. Editor.
Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion. Special Issue: Evolution, Spring 2007. Editor.
Ecotheology 11.4, Gender, Religion and Ecology, December 2006, Editor.
Ecofeminism and Globalization: Exploring Religion, Culture, Context, eds. Heather Eaton and Lois Ann Lorentzen (Roman and Littlefield, 2003).
Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, Vol. 5, 2001. Special Issue:Thomas Berry. Editor.
Ecotheology 6, July 2001 - January 2002, editors N. Habel, G. Cant and H. Eaton.
Chapters in Books
Metamorphoses: A Cosmology of Religions in an Ecological Age, in The Intellectual Journey of Thomas Berry: Imagining the Earth Community. Ed., Heather Eaton. Lanham: Lexington Press, 2014, p. 149 -172.
Where do we go from Here? Methodology, Next Steps, Social Change in Christian Faith and the Earth: Current Paths and Emerging Horizons in Ecotheology, eds. Ernst M. Conradie, Sigurd Bergmann, Celia Deane-Drummond, Denis Edwards. London: Bloomsbury T & T. Clark, p.195 -218.
Forces of Nature: Aesthetics and Ethics, in Aesth/ethics in Environmental Change, eds. Sigurd Bergmann, Irmgard Blindow and Konrad Ott. Studies in Religion and the Environment, Vol. 7 / Studien zur Religion und Umwelt, Bd. 7. Zurich: LIT Press, 2013, p. 109 -126.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, The Divine Milieu: Thomas Berry, The Universe Story:Anne Primavesi, The Gift of Gaia, in Creation and Salvation:A Companion on Recent Theological Movements, ed. Ernst Conradie. Studies in Religion and the Environment, Vol. 5 / Studien zur Religion und Umwelt, Bd. 5. Zurich: LIT Press, 2012, p. 195 -214.
An Ecological Imaginary: Evolution and Religion in an Ecological Era, in Ecological Awareness : Exploring Religion, Ethics and Aesthetics. eds. Sigurd Bergmann and Heather Eaton. Studies in Religion and the Environment, Vol 3 / Studien zur Religion und Umwelt, Bd. 3.Berlin: LIT Press, 2011, p. 7 -23.
Quel rôle pour les religions dans une ère écologique ? Une Crise écologique, crise des valeurs? Défis pour l’anthropologie et la spiritualité. eds. Dominique Bourg et Philippe Roch, Paris: Labor et Fides, 2010, p. 127 -142.
Insights from Evolution, Cosmology and Earth Sciences, in ECOTHEE: Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics, eds. L. Andrianos, K. Kenanidis and A. Papaderos. Institute of Theology and Ecology, Orthodox Academy of Crete, 2009. p. 407 -426.
Violence Against the Earth, in Peace on Earth and Peace with the Earth, ed. Geiko Müller-Fahrenholz. Centre International Réformé John Knox, Grand Saconnex: Switzerland, 2009, p, 87-101.
Women, Nature, Earth, in Religion, Ecology and Gender: East-West Perspectives, Sigurd Bergmann, Yong-Bock Kim (Eds.) (Studies in Religion and the Environment/Studien zur Religion und Umwelt 1) Münster-Hamburg-Berlin-Wien-London-Zürich: LIT 2009, p. 7 -22.
Ritual Time and Space: A Liminal Age and Religious Consciousness, with Anne Christine Hornborg Religion, Ecology and Gender: East-West Perspectives, Sigurd Bergmann, Yong-Bock Kim (Eds.) (Studies in Religion and the Environment/Studien zur Religion und Umwelt 1) Münster-Hamburg-Berlin-Wien-London-Zürich: LIT 2009, p. 79 -90.
Wisdom at the Heart of the Universe in The Ecozoic: Reflections on Life in an Ecological Age, a tribute to Thomas Berry. Ed. Herman Greene. (Chapel Hill, NC: Centre for Ecozoic Studies, 2009), p. 88-91.
Oh Canada! Our Home and Native Land: Nature and Identity within Canadian Feminist Theologies,” in Feminist Theology with a Canadian Accent: Canadian Perspectives on Contextual Feminist Theology, eds. Mary Ann Beavis, Elaine Guillemin and Barbara Pell, (Ottawa: Novalis, 2008), p. 235-254.
At the Intersection of Ecofeminism and Religion: Directions for Consideration, reprinted with permission in Religion and Canadian Society: Traditions, Transitions and Innovations. ed., Lori Beaman, (Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press, 2006), p. 242-254.
Child Honouring and Religion: Insights and Issues in Child Honouring: How to Turn this World Around, eds. Raffi Cavoukian and Sharna Olfman, (Westport: Praeger Publisher), Spring 2006, p. 71-80.
A Vision of Transformation: Ecofeminist Spiritualities in Canada in This Elusive Land: Women and the Canadian Environment, eds Rebecca Raglon, Melody Hessing and Catriona Sandilands (Vancouver: University of British Columbia, 2004), p. 300-315.
A Critical Viewpoints of Ecotheology in Canada in Intersecting Voices: Critical Theologies in a Land of Diversity, eds. D. Schweitzer and D. Simon (Ottawa: Novalis, 2004), p. 246-265.
Can Ecofeminism withstand Globalization? in Ecofeminism and Globalization, ed. Heather Eaton and Lois Ann Lorentzen (Roman and Littlefield, 2003), p. 23-37.
Perspectives nord-américain sur l’écofeminisme. in Pour libére la théologie: variations autour de la pensée d’Ivone Gebara, ed. P. Daviau (Montreal: Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 2002), p. 189-202.
Biotechnology: Theological and Ethical Resources, in Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering: Current Issues, Ethics and Theological Reflections, Taskforce on the Churches and Corporate Responsibility (Toronto: United Church of Canada, 2000), p. 64-82.
Ecofeminist Contributions to an Ecojustice Hermeneutics in The Earth Bible, ed. Norman Habel (London: Sheffield Press, 2000), p. 54-71.
Ecofeminism and Theology: Challenges, Confrontations and Reconstructions, in Christianity and Ecology: Wholeness, Respect, Justice, Sustainability, eds. Dieter Hessel and Rosemary Radford Ruether (Cambridge: Harvard Centre for the Study of World Religions, 2000) p. 113-124.
Ecofeminist Theology in Theology for Earth Community, ed. D. Hessel (Maryknoll: Orbis, 1996), p.77-92.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Global Visions and Common Ground: Biodemocracy, Postmodern Pressures and The Earth Charter in Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science. Accepted and forthcoming.
Water and the World Council of Churches, in The Ecumenist, A Journal of Theology, Culture and Society, Vol. 50, No.3, Summer 2013, p. 10 -15.
Mapping Ecotheology; Deliberations on Difference, in Theology. Vol. 116, No.1, 2013, p. 23 -28
Creation: God, Humans and the Natural World, in Concilium, Vol 4, 2012, p. 56 -66.
Subjectivity and Suffering: Transgenic Animals, Christianity, and the need to Re-evaluate, in Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture and Ecology. Vol. 14, No. 1, 2010, p, 26-57.
The Ethics of Gender and Globalization: Military Madness and Ecological Stress, Political Theology, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2009, p. 671 -684.
Reflections on the Contribution of Rosemary Radford Ruether, Feminist Theology, Vol. 17, No. 2, p. 152-157 (2009) http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0966735008098717
The Revolution of Evolution (revised), Journal of Religion and Society, Supplement 3 (2008), p. 27-46.
The Revolution of Evolution, Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 11, 1, Spring 2007, p. 6-31.
This Sacred Earth: At the Nexus of Religion, Ecology and Politics, Sciences Pastorales, 2004, p. 35-54.
Ecology, Religion and Healing, Theoforum, 34, 2003, 109 -128.
Cosmological Ethics? The Great Work, Worldviews , Special Issue on Thomas Berry, August 2001, p. 157-169.
At the Intersection of Ecofeminism and Religion: Directions for Consideration, in Ecotheology 6, July 2001- Jan. 2002, p. 75-91.
Ecofeminist Ethics: Utopic Conversations, in Ecotheology 8, 2000, p. 40 -57.
Ecofeminism and Globalization, in Journal for Feminist Theology, May 2000, p. 41-55
Ecofeminist Liberation Theologies, Series A: General and Theoretical Papers, # 478, ISSN 1435-6473, Universität Gesamthochschule, Essen: LAUD, 1999, p. 1-16.
Feminists or Functional Cosmology? Ecofeminist Musings on Thomas Berry's Functional Cosmology, in Ecotheology, 5 and 6, 1998, p. 73-94.
The Edge of the Sea: The Colonization of Ecofeminist Religious Perspectives, Critical Review of Books in Religion, 11, 1998, p. 57-82.
Ecofeminism, Cosmology and Spiritual Renewal Église et Théologie, 29, 115-128, 1998.
Earth's Insights and Inadequacies, Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion 1, 1997, p. 113-122.
Liaison or Liability: Weaving Spirituality into Ecofeminist Politics, Atlantis 21, 1, 1997, p. 109-122.
Rwanda: Survival of the Dominant, Population, Consumption and the Environment: Case Studies in Ethics, ed. D. Hessel in Theology and Public Policy, VIII, 1 & 2, 1996, p.80-94.
Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings
Notre planète en état d’urgence, du Congrès Entreaide Missionaire, Montreal 2000, p.31-37.
Major invited academic contributions and/or technical reports
Religion and Ecology: Promise, Problems, Possibilities, Ottawa University, January 2012.
“Thomas Berry: Contributions and Convictions,” University of Saint Michael’s College, University of Toronto, June 2011
A Language of Participation: feminism and the dynamics of the universe Journey of the Universe Conference. Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, March, 2011.
The Revolution of Evolution, Sophia Centre, California, September 2010
Let Justice Flow like the Rivers: The Wisdom and Wonder of Water, World Christian Student Federation Conference: Let There Be Life? Christian Activism, Social Justice and the Future of the Earth, Carleton University, Ottawa, June 2010.
Earth and Spirit: The Role of Religion in an Ecological Age, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary, March 2010
Faith, Life and Technology, Canadian Council of Churches, November 2009. Available on the web pages at http://www.ccc-cce.ca/
What is the Role of Religion in an Ecological Era? Colloque Environment et spiritualité : L’occident doit-il se réinventer face à la crise écologique? l’Université de Lausanne et l’Institut de Recherche sur l'Asie du Sud-Est Contemporaine, Bangkok, in Lausanne, June 2009.
Elemental Faith: Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Four lectures for the Atlantic Seminar for Theological Education, Truro, Nova Scotia, June 2009.
Forces of Nature: Aesthetics and Ethics, Conference on Ethics and Sustainability, Boston College, 2009.
Peace on Earth is Peace with Earth: Science and Technology : Peace on Earth is Peace with Earth, Conference and Consultation, John Knox International Reformed Centre, Geneva, 2009.
At the Nexus of Religion. Ecology and Politics, The Revolution of Evolution, and Changing Climates: Scientific Realities, Spiritual Imperatives, Saint Andrew’s College, Saskatoon, 2008.
This Sacred Earth: The Ecological Challenge for Religions, Saint Xavier University, Antigonish, September 2008.
Food Fusion and Faith, Canadian Forum on Religion and Ecology and The Centre for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Victoria, BC, April 2007.
The Role of Narrative in Ecological Change, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto, February, 2007.
The Revolution of Evolution The Kripke Centre, Creighton University, October 2007.
Women, Nature, Earth, and Ritual Time and Space: Liminal Age and Religious Consciousness Yecheon International Workshop, Yecheon, South Korea.. Eight day multi disciplinary and multi-religious think tank Religion, Ecology and Feminism in the Context of An Integral Study of Life, eight invited scholars organized by Dr. Kim Yong Bock. October 2006.
Spirituality and Rethinking Development, Saint Francis Xavier University and the Coady Institute, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Rethinking Development: Local Pathways to Global Development. June 2005
Theological Reflections on Water, Kairos: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives: Commissioned. waterhttp://www.kairoscanada.org/e/ecology/water/reflectionWater.asp, 2005.
This Sacred Earth: At the Intersection of Religion and Ecology, Visiting scholar. Numerous presentations, Karlstad University, Sweden. April 2005.
Earth Spirit: Conversations on Religion and Ecology, Annual Feminist Lecture, Centre for Women and Christian Traditions, Saint Paul University, March 2005.
Gender and Teilhard de Chardin in Conversation, The Shared Legacy of Teilhard and Whitehead. Claremont School of Theology, California, February 2005.
This Sacred Earth: Perspectives on Religion and Ecology, Saint Thomas University, Fredericton, October 2004
Women and Creation: International Ecofeminist Think Tank, World Council of Churches, Geneva. Twelve invited scholars, five days. 2003.
Cosmology, Education and Sustainable Development (5 hour dialogue with academics and experts). E-Dialogues for Sustainable Development. Royal Roads University, British Columbia, 2003.
Spirituality and Sustainable Development (6 hour dialogue with academics and experts). E-Dialogues for Sustainable Development. Royal Roads University, British Columbia, June 17, 19, 2002.
Celebration of the Earth, Celebration Honouring Rosemary Radford Ruether, Garrett Theological Seminary, Chicago, April 2002.
Culture and Values, the Personal as Political, Global Climate Change and International Development, Queen’s University, Kingston, February 2002.
The Moral and Human Impact of the Environmental Impact of Globalization and Water: Source of Life? Humanizing the Global Economy, Catholic University of America: Washington, DC. January 2002.
Notre planète en état d’urgence, Entreaide Missionaire: Congrès. Montreal, 2000.
Spirituality for the New Millennium: Ecology and Healing Regis College Extension Series, Toronto, 2000.
Biotechnology: Ethics and Theological Perspectives, Canadian Council of Churches, Toronto. 1999.
Challenges of Ecofeminism, International Conference on Ecology and Religion, Centre for the Study of World Religions, Harvard, 1998.
Ecological and Political Spiritualities, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 1998.
For a Cosmic Task, A Cosmic Vision: The Cosmological Challenge to Ecofeminist Theology, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto 1997.
Thomas Berry's Functional Cosmology and Ecofeminist Insights, Thomas Berry and the New Theologians. University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, 1997.
Academic Papers and Presentations
Elemental Theology and Feminist Earth Practices: Response to Starhawk and Rosemary Radford Ruether, American Academy of Religion, November 2011.
Journey of the Universe, Film and Panel Discussion, American Academy of Religion, November 2011.
Can We - Should We Respond to Evil? Comments to Walter Clemens, Conflict Studies Symposium, Saint Paul University, February 2011.
Le dialogue religio-écologique, Le dialogue interreligieux: enjeux et perspectives. Société canadienne de théologie, Saint Paul University, November 2010
Elements of Nature: Aesthetics and Ethics. Aesth/Ethics in Environmental Change, European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment, Religious Studies Department of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the Biological Station, University of Greifswaldt, Hiddensee, Germany, June 2010
Thomas Berry and a Cosmology of Religions, Canadian Theological Society, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Montreal, 2010.
Gender Politics in Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Montreal, 2010.
Insights from Evolution, Cosmology and Earth Sciences, Ecological Theology and Environmental Ethics, Orthodox Academy of Crete, Chania, Crete, June 2008.
Smooth and Rough Terrain: Towards a Pluralistic Dialogue on Religion and Ecology in Canada, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2009.
Feminist Theology with a Canadian Accent: Canadian Perspectives on Contextual Feminist Theology, Canadian Theological Society, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2009.
Ecological Worldviews with Dr. Richard Kool at the International Society for Environmental Education, Palais des Congress, Montreal May 2009.
Food Fusion and Faith: The Christian Tradition and Transgenics Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Congress, Saskatoon, 2007.
On Teaching Religion and Ecology, American Academy of Religion: Regional., Waterloo 2007.
America, Amerikkka: Elect Nation and Imperial Violence, by R.R. Ruether. Reponses to book. American Academy of Religion, 2007.
The Ethics of Gender and Globalization: Military Madness and Ecological Stress, American Academy of Religion, 2007.
Teaching Christian Spirituality: The Introductory Course, American Academy of Religion: Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality, 2006.
The Relevance of Evolution for Theology and Ecology, Presidential Address, Canadian Theological Society, York University, Toronto 2006.
Earth: Nature, Culture, Spirit, Canadian Forum of Religion and Ecology, Queen’s University, Kingston 2006.
The Revolution of Evolution, American Academy of Religion, Philadelphia., 2005
The Canadian Forum of Religion and Ecology (CFORE), Respondent to three papers Canadian Society for the Study of Religion and the Environmental Studies Society of Canada, University of Western Ontario, London., Congress, 2005.
Ecological Hermeneutics Society of Biblical Literature, Texas, 2004.
Religion and Ecology in Canada: The Canadian Forum of Religion and Ecology (CFORE): The Intersection of Religion and Ecology: Past and Present, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Winnipeg. 2004
Inter-religious collaboration, peace and ecological issues, Potential and Possibilities for Peace- Building, Saint Paul University Conference, 2004.
A Liminal Age and Religious Consciousness, American Academy of Religion, Atlanta, Georgia. 2003.
From Rio to Johannesburg: The Earth Summit, 1992, Voices of Religion and Ethics. American Academy of Religion, Atlanta, Georgia, 2003.
Religion and Politics: Ecology, Colloquium on Religion and Politics, Saint Paul University ,February 2003.
Movements of the Spirit: New Identities, Solidarities, and Hope for the World, Canadian Theological Society, University of Toronto 2002
Naturally Ambivalent: Biotechnology and Theological Ethics, American Academy of Religion, Nashville. 2000.
Ecofeminism and Globalization, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Edmonton., 2000.
Creation and the Challenge of Ecofeminism, Centre for Biblical Studies, Saint Paul University, Ottawa. 1999.
Ecofeminism and Globalization, American Academy of Religion, Orlando, Florida., 1998.
Christology in Light of the Ecological Crisis, Canadian Theological Society: University of Ottawa. Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, 1998.
The Spirit of Nature and the Nature of Spirit, Environmental Studies Association of Canada: Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Ottawa. 1998.
Bernard Lonergan's Emergent Probability and Ecofeminism, Catholic Theological Society of America, Ottawa. 1998.
Ethics and Cosmology: Response to Brian Swimme, American Academy of Religion, San Francisco, 1997.
Feminist Appraisal of Baird Callicott's Earth Insights, American Academy of Religion, New Orleans. 1996.
Praxis/Nexus: Feminist Methodology, Theory, Community and Ecofeminism and Spirituality, University of Victoria, B.C, 1996.
Ecofeminism and Political Spirituality, Institute for Social Ecology, Vermont, 1995.
Ecofeminism and Religion, Keynote Speaker, Annual Gender Studies Lecture, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, 1995.
Canadian Churches, the U.N. and the Emerging Global Agenda: Environmental Issues Since UNCED, Centre for the Study of Religion in Canada, Toronto 1995.
Sourcing from the Depths: Ecofeminism and Religion, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion, Montreal, 1995.
Cosmology: An Original Context for Ecofeminist Theology, Canadian Theological Society: Calgary, 1994.
Ecology, Cosmology and Theology. Keynote with Thomas Berry, United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio, 1994.
Spirituality and Sustainable Development: Ecology. National Conference: Women and Sustainable Development, University of British Columbia 1994
Ecofeminism and Cosmology Theology for Earth Community, Union Theological Seminary, New York 1994.
Ecological Challenges to Religion, Keynote address and series of talks, Dalhousie, St. Mary's and Mount St. Vincent's Universities, Halifax. 1994
Ecofeminist Critique of Thomas Berry's Cosmology, Theological Education to Meet the Environmental Challenge. Two conferences, New York and Arkansas., 1994.
Women's Action Agenda `21, Ecumenical Forum of European Christian Women: Commission on Bioethics, Rome, Italy, 1993.
Others: Publications with Editorial Boards
The Canadian Forum of Religion and Ecology in The Ecumenist: A Journal of Theology, Culture and Society, 2004.
Designer Babies? Christian Ethics and the Human Person in Voices Across Boundaries: A Multifaith Magazine Vol.1,2, Fall 2003, p. 28-31.
Ecofeminism, (5000 wds) in The Encyclopedia of Women and Religion in North America, Indianna University Press, 2004.
Ecofeminism, (1200 wds) and Ecospirituality, (1000 wds) in The Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Religion, New York: Macmillan, 2000, p. 210-213.
Imaging the Future Groundswell: Ecumenical Decade, Fall 1999, p. 8-9
Earth Patterns: Feminism, Ecology, Religion, Vox Feminarum: The Canadian Journal of Feminist Spirituality, (1, 2), 1996, p.7-18.
Selected Workshops, Consultations and Public Presentations
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa, The Journey of the Universe: Theme and Implications, January 2012.
Awakening to the Universe: The spiritual task of our times, Saint Basil’s Church, Ottawa, March 2011.
Movement and Models for Change: The Women’s Movement, Climate Change and Environmental Decline: Moral, Theological and Justice Issues, Saint Paul University, October 2010.
Religion and Science: Can they co-exist? Expert panel for the Museum of Science and Technology, September 2010, Ottawa.
Saint Paul University. Climate Change: A Moral and Justice Issue. Expert Think Tank of Academics, NGO’s and Religious Organizations, October 2010, Ottawa.
Saint Paul University, The Moral Obligation of Climate Change:, with Elizabeth May and Bill McKibben, February 2007.
St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo. Educating Tomorrow's Catholic Teachers for Stewardship in Today's World. With Michael Morewood, May 2007.
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa, Teilhard De Chardin: Life and Works, November 2006 and Teilhard de Chardin for an Ecological Age, January 2007.
People and the Planet Conference. Religion and Ecology, Ottawa, June 2006
Water Ethics Forum, Water: Ecological, Ethical and Spiritual Concerns, Sydney, Cape Breton, 2005.
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa. Ecology and Justice, October 2005.
Sienna Retreat Centre, Long Island New York, Ecofeminism, January 2005.
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa. I am spiritual but not religious, November 2004.
Sacred Heart Community, Chateaugay, Que. The ecological challenge to religion, August 2004.
Spirit Matters Conference: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, AReligion and Ecology”, Toronto, May 2004.
Sienna Retreat Centre, Long Island New York, The New Cosmology, Christianity and Religious Experience, May 2004.
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa. Thomas Berry and Functional Cosmology, March 2003
Saint Paul University, Conflict Studies Program: Truth and Reconciliation Commissions, and Gender and Conflict, April 2003.
Development and Peace, Hamilton, International Water Concerns: Pollution, Privatization and Spirituality, April, 2003.
Sienna Retreat Centre, Long Island New York, Dancing on the Edge of Mystery: The Planet, Present and Future, August 10-15th, 2003.
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa. Religion and the Sacred Journey of the Universe, November 2004
Queens University, Kingston Spirituality, Ecology and Social Transformation Planet and the People: Sierra Club of Canada, June 2002
Winnipeg: The Personal, the Political and Theology Reflection, Women Doing Theology in Canada, Women’s Interchurch Council of Canada, May 2002.
Catholic School Board, Ottawa. Environment and Spiritual Education, 2002.
Kairos Centre for Spirituality and Justice, Ottawa. From the Cosmos to the City: Cosmology, Christianity and Ecological Sustainability, 2002.
Ottawa: Climate Justice, Climate Change, David Suzuki Foundation and the Canadian Council of Churches June, 2001.
St. Mary’s Charlottetown, P.E.I. Earth Justice, 2000
Mount St. Vincent, Halifax. Spirituality for the New Millennium. Canadian Religion Conference of the Atlantic. English and French presentations, 1999.
St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo. Ecology, Justice and the Sacred, 1998.
University of Guelph: Daring Hope: Ecumenical Decade of Churches in Solidarity with Women, Feminist Religious Analyses, 1998.
Canadian Religious Congregation of Ontario A New Day for the Earth. Toronto, May 26-29, 1997; Peterborough, September 1997; Ottawa, February 1998; Kingston, March 1998; Toronto, March 1998. Prince Edward Island, 2000.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The Context for Human Survival:, Cosmology and Ecofeminism. Keynote Speaker with Thomas Berry, 1997.
International Co-ordinating Committee for Religion and the Earth. New York, Interdisciplinary Consultation on Ecology and Spirituality, 1993 .
University of Toronto: Initiator of a Canadian Contextual Feminist Theology Think Tank. Feminist theologians interested in reflecting on Canadian contextual theology. October, 1992, February 1993.
St. Lawrence Public Forum, Toronto, Women and the Earth, 1993.
UNCED: United Nations Conference on Environment and Development: (Earth Summit and Global Forum) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (participant), 1992.
Latin American Liberation Theology: Instituto Bartolome de las Casas; Director Gustavo Gutiérras. Lima, Peru. Summer 1992 (participant).
Inter-religious-Eco-Education International Conference, Earthworks, Toronto 1992.
Selected Book Reviews
2005 Mary Evelyn Tucker: Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter their Ecological Phase Resurgence: Issue 228, 2005, p. 67.
2005 Mary Grey: Sacred Longings: Ecofeminist Theology and Globalization, Ecotheology 10.2 August 2005, p. 263-265.
2005 Anne Primavesi, Gaia’s Gift: Earth, Ourselves and God After Copernicus, Ecotheology 10.1 April 2005, p. 122-124.
2000 Ivone Gebara, Longing for Running Water: Ecofeminism and Liberation, Worldviews, 4, p. 294- 297.
1999 Sallie McFague Super, Natural Christians: How We Should Love Nature, Theological Studies Vol. 60, 1, March 1999, p.184-185.
1999 Stephen Bede Scharper Redeeming the Time: A Political Theology of the Environment, Canadian Theological Bulletin, Spring 1999.
1997 Vandana Shiva and Ingunn Moser, eds. Biopolitics: A Feminist and Ecological Reader on Biotechnology, and Biopiracy: The Plundering of Nature and Knowledge, Resources for Feminist Research, 26: 1 & 2, p. 121-126.
1996 Carol Adams and Josephine Donovan, eds. Animals and Women: Feminist Theoretical Explorations Resources for Feminist Research, 5: 1 & 2, p. 23-24.
1995 René Coste, Dieu et L'Ecologie, Theological Studies 56: 4.
1995 Joni Seager, Earth Follies: Coming to Terms with the Global Environmental Crisis, Resources for Feminist Research , 24: 1 & 2, p. 50-51.
1994 Carol Bigwood, Earth Muse: Feminism, Nature and Art, Resources for Feminism Research, Vol. 23: 1, p. 72.
Selected Media Presentations
2007 The Green Majority: Revolution and Evolution, CIUT Radio
2005 Tapestry: God Green Earth: Religion and Ecology CBC, Radio
1999 Facing God in the New Millennium: Man Alive: Profile: Heather Eaton CBC, Vision
1996 Creation Series: Profile: Heather Eaton ,TVO
1995 Contemporary Spiritualities: Profile: Heather Eaton, Vision TV
1994 Inter-Religious Dialogue: Centre for Prevention of Child Abuse,TVO.
1992 Women and the Church, CIUT Radio
1992 Women's Report from UNCED, CIUT Radio
1991 Reform Movements in the Catholic Church, Peter Gzowski, CBC Radio
1991 The Catholic Church Today: Profile Heather Eaton, CKVR TV
1990 Religion and Ecology ,CBC Radio
1990 The Role of Women in Religion (Shirley Show: twice) CTV