Ron Engel

Ron Engel

Ron Engel was a founder of the Ethics Working Group of the World Conservation Union and a core member of the international drafting committee for the Earth Charter. He has been a high school biology teacher, park ranger, community organizer, Unitarian Universalist minister, international environmental activist, university professor, and author. As Professor of Social Ethics at Meadville/Lombard Theological School (1970–2000) and lecturer at the Divinity School and College of the University of Chicago, he helped to pioneer the academic fields of environmental ethics and theology. He is the author of such books as Sacred Sands: The Struggle for Community in the Indiana Dunes, Ethics of Environment and Development: Global Challenge, International Response, and The Crisis of Global Ethics and the Future of Global Governance: Fulfilling the Promise of the Earth Charter.

GTI Contributions
It Takes a Movement
Forum Contribution
It Takes a Movement

February 2020

Forum: Toward a Great Ethics Transition