222912 SE Research Seminar: Christian Social Ethics: The Encyclical "Laudato si"

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222912
SE Research Seminar: Christian Social Ethics: The Encyclical "Laudato si"
SE 2
4
Block
annually
German

Familiarity with the encyclical "Laudato si'" and its ethical implications.

Pope Francis‘ world-wide discussed encyclical „Laudato si’” emphasizes ecological questions and the danger of climate change connecting both of them with the problem of poverty. This seminar aims at a better understanding of the encyclical by discussing its socio-ethical, theological and spiritual considerations. 

Text reading and discussion.

Active participation in the class and seminar paper.

O. Edenhofer/C. Flachsland: Laudato si'. Die Sorge um die globalen Gemeinschaftsgüter. In: Stimmer der Zeit (233/9) 2015, 579-591.
Franziskus: Die Enzyklika "Laudato si'. Über die Sorge für das gemeinsame Haus". Freiburg 2015.
C. Sedmak: Traditional Concerns, New Language? Reflections on Laudato Si. In: Heythrop. Journal 2016. 

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Preliminary session: Fri, 17. 3. 2017, 14:30 – 16:00, Handbibliothek Dogmatik.
Further dates will be announced there.

17.03.2017