Author Archives: Mark Y. A. Davies

About Mark Y. A. Davies

Mark Davies is the Wimberly Professor of Social and Ecological Ethics and Director of the World House Institute for Social and Ecological Responsibility at Oklahoma City University. He is the Executive Director of the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEaD) Hub North America of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church and an Oklahoma Humanities State Scholar. Mark has published in the areas of Boston personalism, process philosophy and ethics, and ecological ethics. Dr. Davies serves on the United Methodist University Senate, which is “an elected body of professionals in higher education created by the General Conference to determine which schools, colleges, universities, and theological schools meet the criteria for listing as institutions affiliated with The United Methodist Church.” He and his wife Kristin live in Edmond, OK in the United States, and they have two daughters. The views expressed by the author in this blog do not necessarily represent the views of Oklahoma City University or the United Methodist Church.

The Urgency of Now and Climate Change: There IS Such a Thing as Too Late – Video

Video of Mark Davies’ talk on “The Urgency of Now and Climate Change: There IS a Such Thing as Too Late” – sponsored by the Arizona Foundation of Contemporary Theology and Arizona Interfaith Power and Light, January 6, 2019 at … Continue reading

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Not the Time for a Woman??

“Not the time for a woman” – Of all the comments that I saw coming from democrats and progressive independents yesterday when Elizabeth Warren announced the formation of an exploratory committee for her candidacy for president, this comment had to … Continue reading

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Indivisible

Elizabeth Warren announced today that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for president. In other words, she is running for president. The arguments among Democrats and progressive independents about whether she should run or whether she will be … Continue reading

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Top Five Blog Posts on One World House – 2018

Thank you to all who are reading and supporting One World House. If you would like to support the work of One World House with a contribution, you can do so at this link: Support One World House. As we … Continue reading

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Bad Parents

Why did you put your child in such a dangerous situation? Didn’t you know how dangerous it was to take your child through the desert? Why didn’t you get permission to go into a new country before you took your … Continue reading

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Matthew 25 for an American Empire Christmas 2018

I was a refugee child escaping violence and death, and when I was hungry, you made my family stay in towns on the other side of the border not equipped to help me, and I went without food. I was … Continue reading

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Taming Jesus

The Roman Empire perceived Jesus to be a threat to its power, and it killed him using its most public and humiliating form of execution. The crucifixion was not just the execution of Jesus; it was a public warning to … Continue reading

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