James Parks Morton

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James Parks Morton (born January 7, 1930) is a retired Episcopal priest and founder of the Interfaith Center of New York.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine[edit]

Morton was dean of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine for 25 years.[1] During his tenure at the cathedral, he started many new projects and initiatives, including the "Green Cathedral Initiative".[2]

Projects[edit]

  • Morton spoke about his personal relationship with the "green movement" in the film The 11th Hour.[3][4] In 1996, the National Audubon Society awarded him its highest honor, the Audubon Medal.[5]
  • He is a contributor to Seven Pillars House of Wisdom.[6]

Press[edit]

Morton worked with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf during the Park51 scandal following September 11, 2001.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atkisson, Alan. "The Green Cathedral, An Interview with James Parks Morton". In Context. Context Institute. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Atkisson, Alan. "The Green Cathedral, An Interview with James Parks Morton". In Context. Context Institute. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "James Parks Morton Filmography". The New York Times. The Times Company. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Biography of James Parks Morton". 11th Hour Action, Ideas and Experts. 11thHourAction.com. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.audubon.org/audubon-medal-0
  6. ^ "Reverend James Parks Morton Bio". Contributors, Seven Pillars. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  7. ^ Salazar, Christian. "Imam Faces Divisions Over New York Mosque". The Washington Times. Retrieved 21 October 2011.