THL496 Ecotheology (8)
Enrolment restrictions: Master of Arts (Public Theology)
Assumed Knowledge: THL481 and THL492
This subject examines how a range of Christian theologies respond to the particular public issues surrounding the current global ecological crisis. It looks at various dimensions of the crisis and seeks to provide a methodology by which its elements can be understood theologically. The subject includes the development of an ecological hermeneutic of Scripture and a consideration of how selected doctrines are reframed in order to construct a Christian 'ecotheology'.