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Sacred Places: Intersections of Religion and Ecology Video Presentations

The Places that Move Us: Ecological Vocations

The Places that Move Us: Ecological Vocations

What draws people to the work of ecology, conservation, and environmental activism? In what sense is that work a vocation, a calling? In this session, we will hear from three scholars and activists, each with their own unique inspiration and vision of the work of ecology as a vocation.

Non-Theistic Perspectives on the Environment: Buddhist and Jain Ecologies

Non-Theistic Perspectives on the Environment: Buddhist and Jain Ecologies

In this session, we will hear from scholars of two non-theistic religious traditions and learn how these traditions frame care for the Earth without reference to a Creator God. We will discover that Buddhism and Jainism contain powerful and promising resources, such as non-harm and interdependence, that can promote a robust environmental ethic.

Butler Center for Faith and Vocation – Sacred Places Intersections of Religion and Ecology

Global Religious Perspectives on Climate Change

Climate change is the most significant environmental problem of our time. In this session we will consider the perils of climate change from a global perspective with the help of scholars of Christianity, Judaism, and Hinduism.

Butler CFV - Greening Indiana: Theologies and Ethics of Sustainability

Greening Indiana: Theologies and Ethics of Sustainability

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.