“On care for our common home: philosophical, practical, and theological perspectives on Pope Francis’ ecological encyclical.” Friday Jan.22, 3:30-5:00pm. The Reading Room, Divinity Hall, Room 124
In his encyclical, “Laudato Si’: on care for our common home,” Pope Francis invites “every living person on this planet” to inclusive, urgent dialogue about humanity’s role in the condition of Earth. Remarks by our panelists will open into an interdisciplinary discussion.
Barbara Muraca (Ph.D. Philosophy, Oregon State University): degrowth, political ecology, environmentalism of the poor
John Compton (M.Div., Vanderbilt Divinity School): sustainable agriculture, holistic food production and sharing
Bruce Morrill (Ph.D., Theology): social encyclical tradition, sacramentality and ethics
Moderator: David Wood (Ph.D. Philosophy, Vanderbilt University)
This event is organized by Eos fellows John Compton and Bruce Morrill and is co-sponsored by the Edward A. Malloy Chair of Catholic Studies, VUCO2, and the Eos Project.