David C. Korten is a visionary proponent of a planetary system of local living economies. His now-classic bestseller, When Corporations Rule the World
, was called "a must-read" by commentators ranging from Archbishop Desmond Tutu to London’s Financial Times
. Dr. Korten’s most recent book is The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community
Following his presentation
, Korten answers questions from conference participants. He mentions Transition initiatives several times in his comments.
In 2009, Trinity Institute's Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability
explores sustainability through the lens of liberation theology, which views Jesus not only as redeemer but also liberator of the oppressed. This three-day conference considers radical ideas about abundance, sustainability, and well-being.