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The Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale

  • Yale University (CT)

The Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale is an international multireligious project. With its conferences, publications, and website, it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, and ethics in ...

  • Posted May 22, 2019
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Social Justice (MA)

  • Methodist Theological School in Ohio (OH)

A 39-hour professional master’s degree. The Master of Arts in social justice (MASJ) offers an interdisciplinary core curriculum combining ethics, theology, public leadership, sacred texts and spirituality. Students choose ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2019
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Changing evangelical minds on climate change

  • Dallas Baptist University (TX)
  • Houghton College (NY)
  • Tyndale University College & Seminary (ON)

One quarter of Americans self-identify as evangelical and a strong majority of these reject human-induced climate change. Can one lecture on climate science from a Christian perspective change their minds ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Buddhist Economics

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

Clair Brown, an economist at UC Berkeley and a practicing Buddhist, has developed a holistic economic approach, where the economy delivers a high quality of life in a sustainable world ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2019
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Laudato si? Catholic College and Universities Networking Session

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Join your peers from Catholic colleges and universities to talk about the sustainability excitement happening on your campus. Following on Laudato si and the leadership of Pope Francis, we will ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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The Kaleidoscope Project

  • University of Calgary (AB)

The Kaleidoscope project at University of Calgary envisions a more pluralistic and inclusive campus community and invites students to engage in learning, conversation and action with others who may have ...


AASHE Award Winner Webinar – Generating and Maintaining Hope and Agency through Sustainability Education

  • Colorado Mountain College (CO)
  • AASHE (PA)

Indigenous educator Gregory Cajete articulates the motivations and questions that drive the presenter’s research. For Cajete, effective education entails ‘finding heart,’ an active process within and beyond the person ...

  • Posted Sept. 14, 2017
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Green Awakenings Report 2011: Identifying the assets and barriers to creation care on Christian campuses

  • Messiah College (PA)
  • Abilene Christian University (TX)
  • Calvin University (MI)
  • Gordon College (MA)
  • Renewal: Students Caring for Creation (MI)
  • Eastern University (PA)
  • Baylor University (TX)

Renewal’s 2011 Green Awakenings: Digging Deeper explores the conditions that lead to the success or failure of creation care initiatives on Christian campuses. As Renewal has witnessed more engagement ...

  • Posted June 26, 2017
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University of California Climate Lab, Video Series Episode Six: Scientists really aren't the best champions of climate science

  • University of California, Office of the President (CA)

This is the sixth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the ...

  • Posted May 25, 2017
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Catholic Universities and Social Action in the Context of the Transgressing of Planetary Boundaries

  • Creighton University (NE)

This paper will reflect upon Catholic universities’ mission of pursuing the truth and promoting justice in light of the ecological crisis. First, it will examine how the truth of our ...


Cultivating an Academy We Can Live With: The Humanities and Education for Sustainability

  • Wake Forest University (NC)

Many facets of the university system in North America are fundamentally unsustainable, developing and perpetuating knowledge practices that not only do not sustain the biospheric conditions in which our species ...


Finding Heart: Generating and Maintaining Hope and Agency through Sustainability Education

  • Colorado Mountain College (CO)

In his landmark book Native Science (2000), indigenous educator Gregory Cajete eloquently articulates the motivations and questions that drive this study. For Cajete, effective education of our time entails “finding ...


Green revolving funds: A sustainable investment

  • College of Saint Benedict (MN)
  • University of Dayton (OH)
  • Sustainable Endowments Institute (MA)
  • Blessed Earth (KY)
  • Saint John's University (MN)

There has recently been a groundswell of interest in sustainability in all its forms, and two organizations — Green Seminary Initiative and Seminary Stewardship Alliance — have emerged to provide resources and ...


Seattle University - Sustainability Video

  • Seattle University (WA)

Published on Jun 9, 2014

As a Jesuit institution, Seattle University is called to ground its teaching, research and service in social and environmental justice. Sustainability is a way of ...

  • Posted April 28, 2016
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Graduate specialization in Religion & Nature

  • University of Florida (FL)

This graduate specialization is the first in the U.S. to focus on the ways that religion shapes environmental attitudes and practices in cultures throughout the world. We cannot address ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
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Concentration in Sustainability, Master of Divinity

  • Wake Forest University (NC)

The Wake Forest Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES) and the School of Divinity provide students with exposure to sustainability issues through the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability. The certificate ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Social Justice Organizing Program

  • Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (PA)

The Social Justice Organizing (SJO) program at RRC trains rabbis to be Jewish leaders in bringing about a socially just, environmentally sustainable and spiritually fulfilling society. It is the first ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Ecology and Justice Specialization, MA in in Practical Theology

  • Methodist Theological School in Ohio (OH)

The Ecology and Justice Specialization constructs a foundation in practical theology for engaging systems that support thriving of life for future generations. Students will be equipped to seek ways for ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Christian Earthkeeping Concentration

  • George Fox University (OR)

Christian Earthkeeping is the Church’s response to the ecological crisis and to God’s command to “keep” the Earth (Genesis 2:15). This concentration aims to form evangelical leaders ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Report on Catholic Ecology Courses in Catholic Seminaries in the United States, Canada, Rome, and the Holy Land

This report highlights courses on ecological themes offered at a number of Catholic seminaries in North America, Rome, and the Holy Land. 48 Catholic seminaries and theological schools in North ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Report on Faith and Ecology Courses in North American Seminaries

This report details over 170 faith and ecology courses offered at about 60 theological schools and seminaries. It also highlights twenty-five seminaries in North America that excel in offering courses ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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MA concentration in Religion and Ecology

  • Drew University (NJ)

The Master of Arts program is a two-year master's degree designed for students who wish to acquire a foundation in theological and religious studies as preparation for further studies ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Master of Arts with Concentration in Religion and the Environment

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

The Master of Arts (M.A.) program of the School of Theology is designed as a general academic degree for people who wish to begin advanced study of theological disciplines ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Center for Religion and Environment

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

The Center for Religion and Environment’s threefold mission is to help students and the broader community integrate religious belief with care for the environment, to prepare students across the ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Religion and Environment Minor

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

The ways we interact with the natural world reflect the deep-seated values of the society to which we belong and the experiences of nature we have as individuals. Religion, and ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
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Sustainability and Faith: The Language of Transcendence as Common Ground

  • Lane Community College (OR)
  • Alliance to Save Energy (CA)

Moving toward a more sustainable world requires consensus from people with diverse backgrounds and beliefs. Environmentalists tend to focus on the connectedness of creation, while people of faith more often ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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American Jesuit College and University Networking Session

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Please join us for a networking session for the 28 American Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Any faith-based institution that is advancing sustainability connected to the faith tradition of your school ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Including spirituality in the curriculum without conflicting with established beliefs systems

  • University of Northern Colorado (CO)

Industrially developed nations, especially the USA, are showing a renewed search for spirituality, which seems to be a reaction to a materialistic consumer lifestyle, characterized by high levels of individualism ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Campus Sustainability in Christian Higher Education: Symbolic Value Claims or Substantive Organizational Change?

  • Carroll University (WI)

Environmental activism about climate change and sustainability-related issues is increasing on conservative Protestant campuses in the U.S. Highly religious Christian students are engaging their peers to increase sustainability awareness ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Growing With Faith: Community Gardening in a Jesuit Context

  • Gonzaga University (WA)

Under the umbrella of our Jesuit university's mission, which encourages a faith that does justice and service, we have engaged in new sustainability initiatives. One of these is the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Preaching to the Choir: Why Faith Based Institutions Must Use Their Unique Positioning to Change the Game

  • Baylor University (TX)

Faith based institutions are uniquely positioned to reach an audience of people that secular institutions are not as well equipped to address. Failing to integrate a faith based institution's ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Quality & Spirituality in the New Economy

  • Colorado Mountain College (CO)

The common definition of Economics is, 'The study of the allocation of limited resources given our unlimited wants.' If we don't address unlimited wants all other efforts are in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Integrating sustainability and social innovation at an urban, Catholic university (University of St. Thomas Campus Tour)

  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

Join us for a tour highlighting grassroots, collaborative efforts at the University of St. Thomas to design and implement sustainable infrastructure and curricular innovations that also serve as experimental platforms ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Left Behind: The Religious Right and the Environmental Equation

  • Lane Community College (OR)

One long-time faith-based environmentalist declares, "Evangelicals can change at the drop of a hat…. They have no one to answer to other than the Bible. So if the Bible says ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Networking Session

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Members of the 28 American Jesuit Colleges and Universities are invited to join us for a networking meeting to talk about our work and common goal to advance sustainability in ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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The Frozen Faithful: Understanding and Responding to Evangelical Climate Denial

  • Houghton College (NY)

Climate change represents a contentious issue within religious circles today, with advocates and antagonists pleading their cases before the believing masses. Nowhere is this more evident than within evangelical circles ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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What to Know When Building Bridges With Evangelical Christians on Sustainability and Climate Change

  • Carroll University (WI)
  • Houghton College (NY)
  • Center for Environmental Leadership (CA)

Both what American evangelicals believe about the nexus of faith, science and culture, and the fabric of the social institutions they inhabit, influence their responses to environmental sustainability and climate ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Monasteries :"What Campus Sustainability Programs Can Learn From Their Antecedents"

  • Western Illinois University (IL)

This presentation reports on historical influences of rural monasticism and culture on current sustainability practices in higher education. Although not conceived or defined as sustainability, western European monasteries functioned to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Christian Perspectives and Approaches to Sustainability in Higher Ed

  • Center for Environmental Leadership (CA)

More and more Christian institutions of higher learning are starting to embrace sustainability, and as they do a nexus of faith and practice issues arise. This workshop is devoted to ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Grounding Sustainability in Faith-Based Mission and Identity

  • CHA (NY)

There is much to celebrate on faith-based college and university campuses as environmental sustainability is increasingly seen as a core value. Yet while many faith-based schools have successfully taken steps ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability Education: The Importance of Spirituality and Values

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

The ongoing global ecological crisis is truly a spiritual crisis, a crisis of our morality and ethics. Due to the anthropocentric perspective that has long been prevalent in human societies ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Mobilizing the Mission: Sustainability on Faith-Based Campuses

  • Santa Clara University (CA)
  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

For faith-based colleges and universities of all denominations, the institutional mission is a powerful but often untapped resource for building a widespread sustainability movement on campus. Most religious denominations place ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Effective Strategies for Implementing Sustainability Across a Large Catholic University

  • DePaul University (IL)

Sustainability in a Catholic institution starts with mission and values. Implementing a comprehensive sustainability plans requires integrating curricula, operations, research and engagement with the institutional mission. In a Vincentian institution ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Watershed Awakening: Connecting College and Community to a Shared Place

  • Calvin University (MI)

Frustrated by the local faith community's lack of concern for watershed issues , the Department of Environmental Quality approached Calvin College, a faith-based college, to assist them in their efforts ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability in Christian Higher Education: A Look at Pepperdine University

  • Pepperdine University (CA)

It has been assumed by many that Christian universities and colleges have little to offer discussions about sustainability because far too many Christians have disregarded the magnitude of environmental problems ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Changing Hearts: Sustainability in the Long Term

  • Pepperdine University (CA)

For many, the environmental movement is a consumer fad with very little intellectual or emotional investment. Generally, sustainability is deemed a "good thing" but given low priority at both the ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Sustainability & Pepperdine University: A Contradiction in Terms?

  • Pepperdine University (CA)

A central Christian metaphor is being "a light on a hill." Applying this metaphor to our current ecological crisis, this presentation considers whether or not a Christian college or university ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center

  • Goshen College (IN)

Merry Lea is a nature sanctuary located near Wolf Lake, Indiana. Most of the habitats found in northeastern Indiana are present in the 1,189 acres of Merry Lea. Unique ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental Science (BA)

  • Northwest University (WA)

Since the beginning of time, humans have been tasked with a special job: being stewards of God's creation. And we're still figuring out how to best care for ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Joint Degree in Divinity & Environmental Sciences

  • Yale University (CT)

The joint degree is aimed at students who wish to integrate the study of environmental issues and religious communities in their professional careers and for those who wish to study ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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