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2015 Fall Lecture Series--Care for Creation: Scripture, Science, and Ethics


STARTS: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM
ENDS: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 8:00 PM

5416 S. Cornell Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 (see map)
210 B and C

Join us from September to December 2015 for Care for Creation: Scripture, Science, and Ethics team-taught by CTU Professor Dawn Nothwehr, OSF, and DePaul University Associate Professor Mark J. Potosnak.  The course will provide the foundations for Catholic Social Teaching on environmental issues, such as ethical sources and norms, doctinal warrants, biblical themes, and science for environmental literacy. We will also feature speakers, projects, and materials developed by environmental justice ministries of CTU’s many religious communities.

Students interested in taking the course for credit should register for E4400/E5400 Care for the Earth: Ethics and Environment

Click here to listen to Dawn Nothwehr on WBEZ Chicago's Public Radio, discussing the encyclical.

Click here to register online.

Click here to download the registration form, to be mailed in.

Click here to download a flyer with this information and more. 

The lectures will take place on Tuesday evenings from 7 – 8 p.m. in room 210 of 5416 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago. All lectures are open to guests for $15 per lecture or $150 for the entire series. Complimentary parking is available.


Sept. 8 - Dec 1K2017-1 Entire Series
Sept. 8K2017-2 Earth Story: In relationship with Scripture, Science, and Ethics
Sept. 15K20170-3 Earth Story: Old Testament, Evolution, and Geology
Sept. 22K2017-4 Earth Story: New Testament and Science Known to Jesus and the Apostles
Sept. 29K2017-5 St. Clare: Model for Sustainable Living
Oct. 6K2017-6  St. Francis and Kinship of Creation
Oct. 13K2017-7  St. Bonaventure: Christ in the Middle of a Love Triangle
Oct. 20Reading Week — NO LECTURE OR CLASS
Oct. 27K2017-8  Blessed John Duns Scotus: Sacred Subtle Thoughts about Creation
Nov. 3K2017-9 Flowing Water of Life
Nov. 10K2017-10 Food Access, “Foodprint,” Food Scarcity
Nov. 17K2017-11  Oil Production and Sustainable Energy
Nov. 24K2017-12  Human Caused Global Warming: A Leper Awaiting Our Embrace
Dec. 1K2017-13  Presentations — Student Projects