Ecological Theology

10 Units

This course is an advanced study in the emerging field of ecological theology. This field is marked by its attention to current scientific insight in the field of ecology and growing interest in ecological ethics, as well as current trends in philosophy, anthropology and ecology. It analyses the relationship between theology and these areas with a focus on scholarship in the areas of ecological theology and social ethics.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science

Not currently offered

Previously offered in {cf_year}

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of ecological theology;
  2. Demonstrate critical understanding of globalization and its various philosophical-religious perceptions with attention to the phenomenon┬┐s increased attention to ecological concerns;
  3. Understand the field of ecology and explore its theological implications;
  4. Explore the contribution of theology to ecology, social and environmental ethics;

The course will be organised around the following themes:

  1. Philosophy and ecology
  2. Theology and ecology
  3. Christology and ecology
  4. Theological ethics and ecology
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6009. Students who have successfully completed THEO6009 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6009.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: 2 x Essays / Written Assignments
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for RELT6009

Sound like the course for you?

  Apply Now