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Larry L. Rasmussen, Guest Lecturer

  • Date: Friday, March 7, 2014
  • Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Location: Center for Faith and Life, Recital Hall

Larry L. Rasmussen is Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics, Union Theological Seminary, New York City. His volume, EARTH COMMUNITY, EARTH ETHICS (Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1996), won the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Religion of 1997. From 1990-2000 he served as co-moderator of the World Council of Churches unit, Justice, Peace, Creation. His most recent book is EARTH-HONORING FAITH: RELIGIOUS ETHICS IN A NEW KEY (Oxford University Press, 2013).

He served as a member of the Science, Ethics, and Religion Advisory Committee of the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) and was a recipient of a Henry Luce Fellowship in Theology, 1998-99, the Burnice Fjellman Award for Distinguished Christian Ministries in Higher Education, the Joseph Sittler Award for Outstanding Leadership in Theological Education, and the UNITAS (Distinguished Alumnus) Award from Union Theological Seminary, New York. From 1990-2000 he served as co-moderator of the World Council of Churches unit, Justice, Peace, Creation.

He and Nyla live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. They are Santa Fe County Master Gardeners.

 

This lecture is a part of the Interreligious Reflection on Vocation and Sustainability conference.  For more information about the conference, click here

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