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Greening Indiana: Theologies and Ethics of Sustainability

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Greening Indiana: Theologies and Ethics of Sustainability, Butler University

Monday, March 4, 2019, 7:00 PM

Schrott Center for the Arts, Butler Arts Center

What does it mean to “think globally and act locally” in terms of ecology and ecojustice? In this session, we will hear from three scholars and activists on the important environmental work being done right here in Indiana.

Lisa H. Sideris is Professor of Religious Studies at Indiana University with research interests in environmental issues at the intersection of science and religion. She is the author of Environmental Ethics, Ecological Theology, and Natural Selection (2003) and Consecrating Science: Wonder, Knowledge, and the Natural World (2017).
Denise Abdul-RahmanDenise Abdul-Rahman works on the NAACP (Indiana) Environmental Climate Justice Program. The context in which it is addressed is a human and civil rights frame with three objectives: equitably reduce harmful emissions, particularly greenhouse gases; advance equitable energy efficiency and equitable energy; and strengthen community resilience and livability.
Dori ChandlerDori Chandler is an environmental planner, climate activist, and educator working to promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, ecojustice, waste reduction and reuse. She is the statewide coordinator and group leader with Citizens’ Climate Lobby, a board member with Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light, and she also works with the Jewish community and interfaith initiatives at Butler University.


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.


March 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208
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