Faith and Climate Webinar Series: Parliament of World’s Religions

Faith and Climate Webinar Series

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Webinar 2: The Ten Green Commandments of Laudato si’

Join us for the second webinar in the Faith and Climate Webinar Series, sponsored by the Hanley Foundation. The webinar features a discussion with Fr. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam, author of The Ten Green Commandments of Laudato Si’, Pope Frances’s second encyclical, “On Care for Our Common Home,” which asks “every person living on this planet” to begin a dialogue about the future of our world.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 12:15 PM – 1:45 PM CDT

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The webinar, The Ten Green Commandments of Laudato si’, is organized by the Parliament of the World’s Religions in partnership with the Global Catholic Climate Movement and Interfaith Power and Light.

Moderated by:

Joshua Basofin, Parliament of the World’s Religions Climate Action Program Director

Featured Panelists:

Rev. Dr. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam is Coordinator of the Sector of “Ecology and Creation” at the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He is also Chair of Philosophy of Science and Director of the Institute of Social and Political Sciences at the Salesian Pontifical University in Rome. His most recent books include Creation in Crisis: Science, Ethics and Theology (Orbis Books, 2014), The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis (Cambridge Scholars, 2017), The Ten Green Commandments of Laudato Si’ (Liturgical Press, 2019).

Professor Rachel Mikva, Rabbi Herman E. Schaalman Chair & Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, and Senior Faculty Fellow of the InterReligious Institute at the Chicago Theological Seminary, served as a congregational rabbi for thirteen years before returning to academia. Her research and teaching focus on interpretation of the Hebrew Bible in various times and places, exploring how the ideas both shape and reflect the societies in which they unfold. She is especially interested in the intersections of exegesis, culture and ethics.

Saffet Abid Catovic is a United States Muslim Environmental Leader of Bosnian-Anglo descent. He is one of the first GreenFaith Muslim Fellows and is Co-founder and Chair of the Green Muslims of New Jersey (GMNJ). He is a founding board member of the Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) Green Masjid Task Force. He is a member of the Drafting Committee of the Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change and a founding member of the Global Muslim Climate Network (GMCN). He serves as the Imam and Muslim Chaplain at Drew University, Madison, New Jersey.

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