EJ10602 Ecotheology: Centering Creation in Love

EJ10602 Ecotheology: Centering Creation in Love

EJ10602 Ecotheology: Centering Creation in Love

$295.00$325.00

As with all subcategories of theology, ecotheology has many facets. In this course we will engage with theological points of view across several expressions of American Christian thought: creation care within community, creation care as incarnational love, creation care as earthkeeping, and creation care as an expression of hope.

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Course Description

As with all subcategories of theology, ecotheology has many facets. In this course we will engage with theological points of view across several expressions of American Christian thought: creation care within community, creation care as incarnational love, creation care as earthkeeping, and creation care as an expression of hope.

REQUIRED:

A daily environmental observational journal of wonder for the duration of the course. This can be in any format, including digital, handwritten, sketched, video, audio, photographs, etc., and media may be mixed. Assignments based on the journal are included in Week 1, Week 4, and Week 6 of the course. Each week will have a different focus on the same environment.

REQUIRED RESOURCES:

Jorgenson, Kiara A., and Padgett, Alan G., eds. Ecotheology: A Christian Conversation. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2020. Available in print or Kindle e-book only as of 17 November 2020.

A medium in which you can record a daily journal for six weeks; options include but are not limited to an online portal, notebook, sketch book, camera/photo album, video recorder, audio recorder, artist’s canvas, or any combination thereof. 

RECOMMENDED RESOURCE:

The UCC Book of Worship or the Book of Worship for your tradition