Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Creation Corner Column, August 2012: Audio Resources for Creation Care

Audio Resources from the Getting Green Faithfully 2012 Spring Convocation at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (LTSG), PA, April 17-18, 2012
Topical/Seasonal Resources
Getting Green Faithfully (Sound files of Presentations at 2012 Spring Convocation)

1.  Gil Waldkoenig  "A Theology of Care for Land, Air, and Water from a Lutheran Perspective"

Rev. Dr. Waldkoenig is LTSG Professor of Church in Society and teaches courses in ecology and religion; interfaith environmental ethics; ecology and stewardship; greening of religion; eco-theology in northern Appalachia, and the environmental history of Christianity.

2.  Fletcher Harper "Survey of Environmental Teaching from World Religions"www.gettysburgseminary.org/audio/LTSG_2012_Spring_Convocation_Session_2.mp3

Episcopalian Rev. Harper is director of the interfaith coalition known as GreenFaith (www.greenfaith.org), helping people , through education, inspiration and mobilization, to become religious leaders in building a just and compassionate society.

3.  David Rhoads "A Lutheran Theology of Creation: Foundations for a New Reformation"www.gettysburgseminary.org/audio/LTSG_2012_Spring_Convocation_Session_3.mp3

 Professor Emeritus, Lutheran Theological Seminary at Chicago, Dr. Rhoads helped initiate an on-line environmental service for congregations (www.webofcreation.org), and edited Earth and Word: Classic Sermons on Saving the Planet.  He was instrumental in starting www.lutheransrestoringcreation.org .

4.  Cynthia Moe-Lobeda  "God's Lovers as Un-Creators: Morality in the Face of Systemic Evil"www.gettysburgseminary.org/audio/LTSG_2012_Spring_Convocation_Session_4.mp3

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Theology and Religious Studies, at Seattle University, Moe-Lobeda teaches feminist and ecological ethics, and liberation theology.  Her forthcoming book is Ethics for the Un-Creators, and she appears on Talking Stick TV (You Tube.)

More information on these presenters, and others for which audio versions of their talks are not yet available, can be found at http://www.ltsg.edu/Lifelong-Learners/Spring-Convocation .

Michael Ochs, this blog participant, did not attend the above-referenced event, but is endeavoring to prepare summaries of these talks.  For such he may be reached at billtownmike@yahoo.com .

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