- Climate Change
Religions and Ecology: Restoring the Earth Community Specialization
Gain broader literacy and deeper knowledge of the world’s religions and their ecological perspectives. Experience the vitality of religious environmental action and the longstanding contributions of Indigenous peoples for ecological flourishing.
What you will learn
What ecojustice actions are taking place on in my own religion?
What can I learn from examples of faith-based action?
What voices might I learn from in pursuing ecological conservation?
How is ecojustice contributing to solutions social problems?
Religions can be active partners in finding eco-solutions. The partnership joins the moral force of faith into eco and climate emergencies.
What environmental activities are going on in my own religious tradition? What opportunities are there for interreligious engagement?
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
1. Introduction to Religions and Ecology
Broad introduction to the study of religion and history of ecology
Highlights moral force of religions and ecology
Prepares learners for the other courses
2. Indigenous Religions and Ecology
Africa, Asia, Americas, Pacific Regions
3. South Asian Religions and Ecology
Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Baha’i Faith
4. East Asian Religions and Ecology
Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism, Shinto, Korean Shamanism
5. Western Religions and Ecology
Judaism, Christianity, Islam
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Earn a Certificate
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There are 5 Courses in this Specialization
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