In preparation for the October 27th, 2010 Woodstock Forum “Are We Eating Ourselves to Death? Food, Ecology, and Consciousness,” Woodstock Senior Fellow Ilia Delio sat down with us to discuss themes of ecology in everyday life, and how she hopes the forum will raise awareness of our participation in the food system, as well as the ecological cost of our eating habits. [10:47]
Food, Ecology, and Consciousness – 2010
Ilia Delio, OSF is a Franciscan Sister of Washington, DC and American theologian specializing in the area of science and religion, with interests in evolution, physics and neuroscience and the import of these for theology. Ilia currently holds the Josephine C. Connelly Endowed Chair in Theology at Villanova University, and is the author of seventeen books including Care for Creation (coauthored with Keith Warner and Pamela Woods) which won two Catholic Press Book Awards in 2009, first place for social concerns and second place in spirituality. Her book The Emergent Christwon a third place Catholic Press Book Award in 2011 for the area of Science and Religion. Her recent books include The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love (Orbis, 2013), which received the 2014 Silver Nautilus Book Award and a third place Catholic Press Association Award for Faith and Science. Her most recent book “A Hunger for Wholeness” was published in 2018.