RELIGION 1577. Ecotheology

Semester: 

Spring
  • Professor: Daniel McKanan
  • Term: Spring
  • Days: M, W
  • Time: 9:00-10:00
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 213595
  • Subject Area: The Study of Religion

This course will survey constructive religious reflection that is informed by an ecological worldview and accountable to various forms of environmental activism. Readings will be drawn from a variety of religious and spiritual traditions, among them Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Paganism, Unitarian Universalism, religious naturalism, and metaphysical spirituality. We will pay special attention to the interplay between ecotheology and various theologies of liberation. Students will be invited to develop their own constructive theological or atheological proposals in dialogue with the assigned readings. Jointly offered in the Divinity School as HDS 3166.

Notes: Jointly offered with the Divinity School as HDS 3166.