The Importance of Diversity for Human and Ecological Communities

The morning program (appears here on Saturday)

The Importance of Diversity for Human and Ecological Communities.

The Rev. Dr. Mark Y.A. Daviesleading

The most sustainable and resilient ecological communities are those with greater biodiversity.  What lessons might we learn from nature about the significance of diversity for the well-being of our human communities.

Returning again this morning is the Rev. Dr. Mark Y.A. Davies.  Mark is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics at Oklahoma City University where he has worked in both teaching and administration for 25 years. He is an ordained elder in the Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Mark’s Ph.D. is from Boston University in the area of Social Ethics, and he has served Boston University School of Theology as a member of its Dean’s Advisory Board and as the alumnus representative their Green Team as part of the Green Seminary Initiative.