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Big Questions: Caring for the Earth

Code: BS8042L
Points: 12
Study mode: Online

In this unit students will consider how the Scriptures of Old and New Testaments represent living traditions rather than mere inert texts and continue to inform issues in the world. In particular, this unit will explore how Christian communities, including Lutheran communities, have understood and used the Scriptures to inform understanding of earth care and how the biblical meta-narrative with Christ at its centre can still inform a response to contemporary questions of stewardship towards the earth.

Discipline: Biblical Studies

Study level: Postgraduate Foundational

Prerequisites

  • None

Availability

Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook for required texts.
  • Learning outcomes, assessment details and recommended texts are provided before the scheduled unit start date.

Staff
Dr Stephen Haar