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THEO 2231 The Bible and Ecology (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

In this course we will: (1) identify and analyze a variety of Biblical understandings of how humans relate to nature, from the Genesis creation accounts to St. Paul's notion of a liberated creation; (2) evaluate the influences of these Biblical ideas on current trends in theology, ethics, and ecology; and (3) explore ways in which religious world views hinder and/or enhance efforts to protect and preserve the environment.

Instructor(s): John Darr

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17