Faith and Environmental Justice: More Than Simply Loving the Earth Streams Live October 5

October 11, 2016

CO-SPONSORS: CHICAGO THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY AND THE PARLIAMENT OF THE WORLD’S RELIGIONS

The Days of Awe on the Jewish calendar, from Rosh haShanah to Yom Kippur, align with special days of Muharram. Hi jra and Ashura, on the Muslim calendar. Embracing this confluence of ritual energy, we work together on personal and social transformation.

LIVESTREAM ON YOUTUBE OCTOBER 5, 2016
7:00 P.M. CST

QUESTIONS? Contact Rabbi D. Rachel Mikva at rmikva@ctschicago.edu

7:00 PM – WEDS., OCTOBER 5

at Chicago Theological Seminary
1407 E 60th Street, Chicago

Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director, GreenFaith, Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Director of Program T’ruah, and Colin Christopher of Green Muslims, discuss the role of faith in their commitment to sustainability, explore the complex challenges of competing needs, and the intersections of racism, classism and power in environmental (in) justice.

Our moderator for this panel is Anthony Rogers-Wright, Policy & Organizing Director at Environmental Action.


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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