Syllabi - Topic: Environmental Ethics - 24 resultsSelect an item by clicking its checkbox
A 2007 course by Carol Johnston and Marti Steussy at Christian Theological Seminary the Bible and environmental issues.
A course by Sid Brown at the University of the South "is an investigation of Buddhist images, symbols, stories, doctrines, ethics, and practices as they relate to understanding the environment and humanity's role in relation to it."
A 2015 course by Geoffrey Claussen at Elon University analyzes "the historical teachings of the Jewish tradition on environmental issues, considering topics including the value of creation as well as traditional prohibitions on causing suffering to animals, wasting natural resources, and various forms of pollution." Special attention is accorded "contemporary Jewish attempts to respond to current environmental crises."
A 2010 course by Wesley Wildman at Boston University surveys the "varieties of religious naturalism and how they have been, and can be, incorporated into philosophical and theological reflection."
A course by Paul Waldau at Tufts University examines "how religious traditions have affected various cultures' views and treatment of the earth's other living beings."
A 2012 course by Sean Hayden at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary uses Wendell Berry's "poems, fiction and essays . . . . [to] build up a perspective on the meaning of life with depth and coherenceâa philosophy of life" around selected theological themes.
A 2010 course by Dawn Nothwehr at the Catholic Theological Union presents Catholic sources towards a "moral, sustainable and reverential ways of living."
A 2012 course by Molly Jensen at Southwestern University approaches American religion through novels and "considering distinctive religious expressions of geographically- and culturally-diverse communities."
A 2013 course by Scott Williamson at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary asks: "(1) How should we value nature; (2) How should we interact with nature; (3) How should we interact with other humans who both depend on natural objects and modify their environment; and (4) What personal choices should we make to practice environmentalism and to live with ecological integrity?"
A 2014 course by Sam Thomas at California Lutheran University treats "complex issues such as patterns of consumption and production, population growth, environmental racism, conflict and war, the rights of animals, plants and land as well as the rights and responsibilities of persons, businesses and nations" within context of larger conceptual questions.
A 2013 course by Bron Taylor at the University of Florida on "competing secular and religious views regarding human impacts on and moral responsibilities toward nature."
A 2013 course by Whitney Sanford at the University of Florida "explores the relationship between religion, nature, and utopias."
A 2010 course by Keith Douglass Warner at Santa Clara University "investigates . . . How have the religions of the world reinterpreted their tradition (or how could they) so as to play a leadership role in conservation of biodiversity?"
A 2002 course by Jame Schaeffer at Marquette University examines "Christian bases for responding to ecological concerns." It also examines the "orthopraxis suggested in Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Baha'i, Islam, and Judaism."
A 2010 course by Pankaj Jain at the University of North Texas studies "how members of different religious communities in South Asia have conceptualized nature and the relationship between humans, the divine, and the natural world."
A 2003 course by Paul Waldau at Tufts University addresses "the relationship between (1) values one finds commonly asserted in environmental or ecology-based discussions, and (2) values commonly found in religious traditions."
A 2003 course by Laura Hobgood-Oster at Southwestern University examines "the position of nature (ecology, the environment, the 'earth') in various religious belief systems."
A 2005 course by Ahmed Afzaal at Connecticut College examines "some of the ways in which religion, spirituality, ethics, culture, and science . . . . Address the crisis of environmental deterioration."
A 2010 course by Todd LeVasseur at the College of Charleston "serves as an introduction to the study of religion/nature/culture interactions."
A 2013 course by Anna Peterson at the University of Florida "examines the ethical dimensions of humans' interactions with the environment."
A 2011 course by Simon Appolloni at the University of Toronto employs "a variety of media and learning approaches, this course will look at various traditional religions . . . In conjunction with specific environmental issues or dimensions."
A 1999 course by Jame Schaefer at Marquette University asks whether "the Christian tradition provide a rationale that will persuade human beings from destroying other species, their habitats and the greater biosphere of our planet?"
A 2002 course by Joseph Adler at Kenyon College.