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Course Info for RELG - 203 - 90, Spring 2021
Class number: 2671 Title: Religion and Climate Change Department: Religious Studies
Career: Undergraduate Component: Seminar Session: Regular
Instructor's Permission Required: No Grading Basis: Regular Units: 1.00
Enrollment limited to 29 Current enrollment: 7 Available seats: 22
Start date: Monday, February 8, 2021 End date: Monday, May 17, 2021 Mode of Instruction: Remote
Schedule: TR: 2:00PM-3:15PM, N/A Instructor(s): Silk, Mark
Prerequisite(s): None
Distribution Requirement: Meets Humanities and Global Requirements
Course Description:
Climate change has elicited a range of responses from the world's religions, based on the history of their understanding of the natural world and the relationship of human beings to it. Through an examination of texts produced by specific religious traditions and actions taken by religious communities individually and collectively, this course will evaluate the role of religion in confronting the climate change crisis. Some experience with religious modes of thought is required.