Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Greening Religion: Nature, Spirituality and Activism
RLCT 3507 Greening Religion: Nature, Spirituality and Activism
Prerequisites:Any 18 credits completed
Antirequisites:RLCT 3105 if taken in 2007-2008 or Spring 2008
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course will examine the role of religion in shaping attitudes towards the environment. Some of the guiding questions for the course will be: how is religious belief connected to ideas about the natural world? Does religion have a vital role to play in solving the environmental crisis? Are attitudes towards women and nature linked? Are there links between environmentalism and social justice?