Sep 30, 2020  
2017-2018 University Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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THEO 362 - Environmental Theology: Ecology in Crisis

3 hours
Global warming, habitat destruction, species extinction, and attempts to respond to these and other ecological crises raise profound theological and ethical issues. This course explores the religious understanding of nature as “creation,” the biblical tradition of “covenant” and “stewardship” as ecological partnership, theological interpretations of human interaction with nature, and the rise of environmental ethics and activism.

Listed also as ENVS 362 .

Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.

This course will satisfy the theology core area requirement.



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