Rethinking Theology in the Anthropocene
The international conference „Rethinking Theology in the Anthropocene“ provides a learning space for theological reflection on the earth’s new epoch, the anthropocene, where human activity becomes a crucial geological factor, specifically affecting the climate and the ecosystem, and making the risk of an ecological collapse more and more threatening.
The anthropocene does not constitute an ethical challenge alone. Rather, it calls for a radical revision of hegemonic notions of the human being and its relation to the more-than-human world. Human exceptionalism and anthropocentrism are undergoing severe scrutiny. What can theology contribute to this critical process?Read More
Papers submitted for application will consider the present discussion on the anthropocene and its relevance to theology. Papers which connect reflections of these topics with observations of specific ecological impacts on local/regional levels and the resulting political struggles are especially welcome. Please apply with the title and an abstract of your paper (2500 characters including spaces) until April 30 at: firstname.lastname@example.org