2019-2020 Catalog

RELS 242 Environmental Ethics and Religion

An exploration of the relationship between religion and environmental ethics. How do various world religions view the natural world and what role do they propose for human beings in nature? What is the history of environmental ethics and how does religion figure in that history? How are religious traditions such as Buddhism Christianity Hinduism Islam Judaism Native American Spirituality and Taoism rethinking their environmental views especially in light of ecofeminism perspectives?


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity