March 2015. Sustainability: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

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Editor’s Corner
Welcome from the Guest Editor Team
 Joan Clingan, Chiara D’Amore, and Betsy A. Wier
A Pedagogy of Love
Joan Clingan, Prescott College
Love, Not Loss
Cheryl Charles, Children & Nature Network
Love as a Great Transition Story
Duane Elgin, Great Transition Stories

Case Studies
Cultivating Connection and Care: The Case for Family Nature Clubs
Chiara D’Amore, Prescott College
Teaching Society and Climate Change: Creating an ‘Earth Community’ in the College Classroom by Embodying Connectedness through Love
Phoebe Godfrey, University of Connecticut
A Case Study in the Stewardship of Creation: Project-Based Learning and Catholic Social Teaching in a Climate Change Curriculum
Peggy T. Riehl, Catholic Diocese of Toledo; Nicole Tuttle, University of Toledo, Charlene M. Czerniak, University of Toledo; Kevin Czajkowski, University of Toledo

Personal Journeys
Sustaining Love
Mark A. Burch, University of Winnipeg, retired
The Poetics of Vulnerability: An Artist’s Experience of Exploring her Creative Edge
Jennifer B. Finn, The Shadow Institute
From Kenya with Love
Jennifer Gurecki, Prescott College; Monica Makori, Prescott College
Sustainable Being: A Personal Journey Linking Whole Health and Sustainability Education
LeAnne Robinson, Western Washington University
Sustainable Leadership through Loving Wisdom
Greg Stebbins, Insight University
No Place Like Home
Tameria M. Warren, Prescott College

Media Reviews
Book Review: The Living Universe: Where Are We, Who Are We, Where Are We Going?
Chiara D’Amore, Prescott College
Book Review: Kissed by a Fox: And Other Stories of Friendship in Nature
Betsy A. Wier, Prescott College

Scholarly Articles
Cultivating Intimacy with the Natural World: College Students’ Care, Connection, and Regeneration in an Agriculture-focused Humanities Course
Joan Armon, Regis University; Chara Armon, Villanova University
What has Love to Do with Transformative Education?
June Gorman, Transformative Education Forum
Cultivating Biophilia: Utilizing Direct Experience to Promote Environmental Stewardship
Nathan Hensley, Florida Gulf Coast University
An Ecology of Love: Women Farmers, Sense of Place, the Georgic Ethic, and Ecocentricity
Clare Hintz, Prescott College
Children Voice Biophilia: The Phenomenology of Being in Love with Nature
Darius Kalvaitis, Colby-Sawyer College
Rebecca Monhardt, Loras College
To Have and To Hold: Sustainability and the Language of Love in Terry Tempest Williams, Pattiann Rogers, and Aldo Leopold
Bonney MacDonald, West Texas A&M University
Head, Heart and Hands Model for Transformative Learning: Place as Context for Changing Sustainability Values
Julie Singleton, Texas A&M University
Breathing In, Breathing Out: The Biological Foundation for Sustainable Economic and Social Life
Priscilla Stuckey, Prescott College
Nature-Based Therapeutic Service: The Healing Power of Relationships
Shawna J. Weaver, Prescott College

Poetic Essays
Blessings of Connection and Love between Children and Nature
Sherene Cauley, Independent Scholar
Evening Gratitude Song
Chiara D’Amore, Prescott College
Finding Nature, Finding Love
Daniel Helman, Prescott College

Updating Picasso’s Lovers and What Was Said to the Rose to Make it Open Was Said to Me Here in My Heart
Ellen Greenblum, Prescott Colllege
Richard Lewis, Prescott College