The Food, Health and Ecological Well-Being Program at Wake Forest University’s School of Divinity equips religious leaders with the knowledge, skills, and pastoral habits necessary to guide congregations and other faith-based organizations into creating more redemptive food systems—where God’s shalom becomes visible for a hungry world. Led by author and teacher Fred Bahnson, the Program offers inspiring continuing education classes, courses within the Masters of Divinity program, and the Re:Generate Fellowship.
In this film and essay, Jeremy Seifert and Fred Bahnson travel to Ethiopia to gain a deeper understanding of how our fate is tied with the fate of trees.
In May 1968, Christian mystic Thomas Merton undertook a pilgrimage to the American West. Fifty years later, filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and writer Fred Bahnson set out to follow Merton’s path, retracing the monk’s journey across the landscape.
Fred Bahnson writes of faith, climate change, and finding the courage to turn toward the Anthropocene.