Are you a scholar working on the areas of animals, environment, and theological education? Do you wonder how institutions are adopting institutional policies at the intersection of faith and environmental action? Do you want to learn how to organize your institution around these pressing issues?
Come chat, drink, and eat with other scholars teaching and advocating in these areas.
AAR in San Diego: Marriott Marquis-Malibu (South Tower - Fourth Level)
SCE Workshop: Food Ethics in Practice: How to Work with Your Institution to Create Sustainable Food PracticesView Event →
The Summit is a gathering of 350 leaders committed to changing the world through faith and justice. This diverse gathering creates an opportunity for building relationships and cross-sector collaboration. Through inspirational main-stage conversations, small group forums, and shared meals, The Summit provides a space for leaders to find connection to their peers and hope for the future.
More information: http://summitforchange.com/
This conference, “On Food and Faith: Ministry in the Time of Climate Change,” will teach faith leaders how our current food system is contributing to the climate crisis, explore the impact climate change is having on farming and food security, and help empower attendees to take action on these issues in a way that aligns with their deepest values.
The training is hosted by the Center for Earth Ethics, MTSO, The Climate Reality Project, and the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation at Ohio State University. It will take place at MTSO May 30-June 1.
More information: https://www.mtso.edu/theologicalcommons/on-food-and-faith/
David Strong Building, Room C122
University of San Diego
Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Auditorium D
Event will take place in the Geneva Room (Room 200), Payton Hall, Fuller Theological Seminary, 135 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena, CA 91182.
Event will take place in 0013 Westbrook, Duke Divinity School
Charles Franklin Finch Lectureship
This event is not open to the public.
Chapel service: 11:30 am, Marquand Chapel, second floor, room C200
Lunch discussion: 12:30 pm, Latourette Hall, second floor, room S223
Join CreatureKind for our annual reception at the annual meeting of the Society of Christian Ethics, in Louisville, KY! Drinks and light supper provided.
Prof. Clough will discuss his soon to be released book, On Animals, Volume II: Theological Ethics at this free event. A must for students of theology, religious leaders of all faiths, and those wanting to learn more about our collective duty to care for all of creation.
David Clough addresses the Church of England's Annual Gathering of Readers in the Diocese of Chester.
Many of the urgent problems confronting the church and the world concern the human relationship with the other-than-human world. Climate change, deforestation, human-caused mass extinctions of plants and animals, and the rapid expansion of industrialised farming of animals are interrelated factors that threaten the well-being of humans, other animals, and the wider environment. Christian churches have often been inattentive to these challenges in recent years, and unclear about how Christian faith connects to them. This session will help participants make the connection, and will issue a challenge to consider how Readers can help to shape the practice of the church in worship, preaching, and social and political engagement in the light of these concerns.
Talk and Q&A: Christians, Farmed Animals and Food for Humans: Can Human and Nonhuman Animals Flourish?
Join CreatureKind Project Editor Margaret B. Adam to explore:
What's life like for industrially farmed animals? And for the people who work in farms and slaughterhouses? Find out why Christians should care and what they can do about it. Learn about CreatureKind and how it helps Christians connect their beliefs with their relationship to farmed animals. Discuss the complications of changing eating habits and the challenges of animal advocacy in relation to other pressing concerns. Consider CreatureKind projects you can try in your own (Christian or non-Christian) organisations and communities, like #DefaultVeg, Institutional Food Policies, and a six-week small group course.