March 3-4: Author and Ethicist Larry Rasmussen to Speak

Event Details


Date: March 2 - March 3, 2014

Times: Both events begin at 10 a.m.

Location: Monday: Chapel of Reconciliation; Tuesday: Morrison Commons, 3-in-1 Room

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.

Author and ethicist Larry Rasmussen will discuss "Exploring the Gifts and Power of Faith for Engaging the Ecological Crisis of our Planet," at two events on campus March 3-4.

  • Rasumssen will speak during worship at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 3, in the Chapel of Reconciliation.
  • He will also deliver a lecture at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, in the 3-in-1 room of the Morrison Commons.

Both events are free and open to the public.

Rasmussen is the Reinhold Niebuhr professor emeritus of social ethics at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, and author of "Earth Community, Earth Ethics" (Orbis Books, 1998); and "Earth Habitat: Eco-Injustice and the Church’s Response" (Augsburg Fortress, 2001). An ELCA lay theologian, his current work in Christian ethics includes analysis of power, methodological issues in Bible and ethics, and reflections on technology and ecology.