Climate Change: The Great Distraction

Speaker(s): Iain Provan, Olav Slaymaker, Paul Williams
Date: Fall 2008
Length: 86:36
Product ID: RGDL3732F

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In a lecture at the Graduate & Faculty Christian Forum at the University of British Columbia, Olav Slaymaker, Paul Williams, and Iain Provan argue that while climate change is a real and important concern, it has received unbalanced emphasis to the neglect of deeper scientific, economic, and spiritual issues.

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Iain W. Provan is the E. Marshall Shepherd Professor of Biblical Studies (Old Testament) at Regent College. He has previously taught at King's College London, the University of Wales, and the University of Edinburgh. He is author of Seriously Dangerous Religion: What the Old Testament Really Says and Why it Matters, Convenient Myths: The Axial Age, Dark Green Religion, and the World that Never Was, commentaries on 1 & 2 Kings, Ecclesiastes & Song of Songs, and Lamentations, and co-author (with V. Phillips Long and Tremper Longman III) of A Biblical History of Israel. He is also a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge.

Olav Slaymaker is Professor of Geography at the University of British Columbia and Senior Fellow of St. John's College in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is co-editor of The Canadian Geographer, published by Blackwell, and of Catena, an international interdisciplinary journal of geomorphology, hydrology and soil science published by Elsevier.

Paul Williams is Research Professor of Marketplace Theology & Leadershipnat Regent College. Previously, he was Chief Economist and Head of International Research for DTZ Holdings, an international real estate consulting and investment banking group headquartered in London, UK.

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