No More Dithering: What Climate Change Means For Creation Care

Speaker(s): Everett Hamner
Date: Summer 2018
Length: 1h 42m
Product ID: RGDL4802AB

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In 2006, the Evangelical Climate Initiative purchased a full-page ad in the New York Times announcing, 'Our commitment to Jesus Christ compels us to solve the global warming crisis.' Many readers found the manifesto surprisingu2014when, in fact, urgent, strategic responses to 'global weirding' should be central to Christian stewardship. This talk presents climate data in accessible terms, pitting ecotheological insights against forces of endless delay, and offers some less-commonly considered interventions. As a coda, it points to 'cli-fi,' or climate change fiction, that tells the story slant and can provoke grittier, justice-hungry forms of creation care.

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Dr. Everett Hamner is Associate Professor of English at Western Illinois University. His research focuses on science and technology, religion, and science fiction and the fantastic in literature and film. His writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including Christianity and Literature, Literature and Theology, and Religion and Literature.

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