TDS072  GOD, CREATOR AND SAVIOUR OF A NOW ENDANGERED PLANET: INSIGHTS FROM THREE RECENT THEOLOGICAL VOICES

  • Accademic Unit
    Faculty of Theology
  • Course
    Licentiate in Theology majoring in Dogmatic Theology

Contenuti: This seminar explores recent Anglophone theological voices on themes of paramount importance for our enfeebled planet Earth: God, Creation, Evolution, Suffering, Redemption, Salvation and Love. Theologians recently investigating these themes are: Australian Fr. Denis Edwards, (1943-2019); North American Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ (1941-); and North American Sr. Ilia Delio, OSF (1955-). Obiettivi: To examine key themes relating theology and science through a lens seeking to be both theologically rigorous and pastorally responsible; To enable to gain entry to a burgeoning area of Catholic theological reflection occasioned by the perils faced by planet Earth; to enable to speak credibly a loving God in a threatened world. Metodo di insegnamento: Weekly assigned readings from key works of each of the authors. Each week a participant will present an aspect of an author’s work, to be followed by discussion involving all seminar members. Prerequisiti: An advanced knowledge of English. Modalità di valutazione: One weekly seminar presentation and one 10/12-page paper.

Information

  • Semestre: 2° Semestre
  • ECTS: 4

Teachers

DOCENTI IL CORSO NON HA AVUTO LUOGO
DOCENTI IL CORSO NON HA AVUTO LUOGO

Lesson schedule/Room

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Bibliography

  • D. Edwards, How God Acts: Creation, Redemption, and Special Divine Action, Minneapolis 2010; Id., Deep Incarnation: God’s Redemptive Suffering with Creatures, Maryknoll 2019; E.A. Johnson, Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love, London 2014; Id., Creation and the Cross: The Mercy of God for a Planet in Peril, Maryknoll, 2018; I. Delio, The Unbearable Wholeness of Being: God, Evolution and the Power of Love, Maryknoll, 2013.