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Global Religious Perspectives on Climate Change

January 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Global Religious Perspectives on Climate Change, Butler University

Monday, January 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler Arts Center

Climate change is the most significant environmental problem of our time. In this session we will consider the perils of climate change from a global perspective with the help of scholars of Christianity, Judaism, and Hinduism.

Jea Sophia Oh  is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, teaching Religion and Ecology, Environmental Ethics, Asian Philosophy, and Comparative Religions. Her book, A Postcolonial Theology of Life: Planetarity East and West (2011), is the first approach to bridge postcolonialism and ecological theology as well as the first full version of Asian ecofeminist theology.
kroneAdrienne Krone is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Life at Allegheny College. Her research focuses on religious food justice movements in North America. Intersecting her interests in religion and ecology, she has focused on the Jewish Communal Farms Movement.
David HabermanDavid L. Haberman is Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University. Much of his work has centered on temple Hinduism, the worshipful interaction with embodied forms of divinity. His current interests include the relationship between religion, ecology, and nature.


Butler University Center for Faith and Vocation Seminar on Religion and Global Affairs  presents

Four Public Seminars: September 25, October 30, January 28, and March 4

Each seminar meets from 7:00–9:00 PM on the campus of Butler University, 4600 Sunset Avenue.

For parking on Butler University’s campus, patrons should park in the Sunset Avenue Parking Garage. Fees can be found at butler.edu/parking.

The Seminar on Religion and Global Affairs is a program of the Center for Faith and Vocation at Butler University, promoting understanding of interfaith and intercultural relations through the discussion of religious issues in global perspectives.

We wish to thank our partners, the Philosophy, Religion, and Classics Department and Global and Historical Studies.

Thank you also to Grace Unlimited, a Lutheran Episcopal campus ministry at Butler University, for their sponsorship.


January 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
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