Thomas Berry
#4540 Overall Influence

Thomas Berry

American priest

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Thomas Berry, CP, PhD was a cultural historian and scholar of the world’s religions, especially Asian traditions. Later as he studied Earth history and evolution, he called himself a “geologian.”  He rejected the label “theologian” or “ecotheologian” as too narrow and not descriptive of his cultural studies in history of religions. He was drawn early on to respond to the growing ecological and climate crisis and proposed the need for a "New Story" of evolution in 1978. In this essay he suggested that a deep understanding of the history and functioning of the evolving universe is a necessary inspiration and guide for our own effective functioning as individuals and as a species.

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City University of New York
City University of New York

Public university system in New York City

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Fordham University
Fordham University

Private research university in New York City

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The Catholic University of America
The Catholic University of America

Private Catholic University in Washington, D.C.

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#265 World Rank #68 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#791 World Rank #205 USA Rank
History