Thomas Berry in Video and Audio
LEFT: Thomas Berry (1914-2009), cultural historian, Passionist Priest, and mentor of countless individuals inspired by the Great Story, is portrayed at the bottom of this picture, drawn by Sr. Mary Southard. RIGHT: Click for a 48-minute YouTube video of Thomas Berry reciting 9 of his poems to an enthusiastic audience.
Photos above: April 2007 by C Barlow and M Dowd
In preparation for the June 2001 "EarthSpirit Rising" Conference held in Louisville KY, Connie Barlow (over the phone) and John Cock (in person) audiotaped Thomas Berry reading short passages (selected by Barlow) from his 2000 book, The Great Work, published by Bell Tower / Random House.
All 11 passages that Thomas read aloud during those sessions (each 2 minutes or less) are now freely available here, in mp3 format below.
Thomas Berry and the audio recorders assert no copyright, so go ahead and download these audios for use in educational and inspirational settings for furthering The Great Work in myriad ways!
Short AUDIOS below (right-click to download as mp3)
1. Dedication Page
2. Lillies of Youth
3. The Great Work
4. Universe Work
5. Universe Story
7. Great Self
8. New Revelation
10. Universe Power
11. Universe Is For Us
Photos below by Lou Niznik:
New THOMAS BERRY DVD now available
Caroline Webb and colleagues have just made available for online sale a new DVD with 2 short pieces ( 8 and 9 minutes) on and with Thomas Berry. Beautifully illustrated, and with superb narration and music, this is a must-have video for institutions to use for events on the Universe Story, Thomas Berry, and Ecozoic awareness. Price: $18.00 plus shipping. (posted October 2008)
Click here for a 48-minute YouTube video of Thomas reciting his poetry. Click here for text and audio of Thomas presenting "The Ecozoic Era", his 1991 address to the Schumacher Society. Click here for a "Gems of Deep-Time Wisdom": Compilation of Thomas Berry's best short quotations. Click here for another THOMAS BERRY WEBSITE.
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