The Rev. Jeffrey Mark Golliher, Ph.D., a cultural anthropologist and priest in the Episcopal Church, has traveled widely to understand the spiritual dimension of the environmental crisis. For more than 10 years, he was Canon for Environmental Justice and Community Development at the Cathedral for Saint John the Divine in Manhattan.
Today, he is a parish priest and spiritual director, working with people who want to live more spiritually aware, health and sustainable lives. As the environmental representative for the worldwide Anglican Communion at the United Nations, he has organized global conferences on spirituality, ecology and community development. He has written and edited numerous books and articles on these subjects for the Anglican church and the United Nations.
Born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Golliher now lives with his wife, Asha, in upstate New York.
I love it when people say things like this to me: "I've been afraid my whole life, and I didn't know it ... I'm tired of being afraid ... I don't think God wants me to be afraid ... and I'm not going to let fear rule my life." Having...