B622 Creation, Eschatology and Ecology

What resources (and problems) does the NT offer for Christians seeking to develop a theological framework for responding to our ecological crises? Does the NT view of salvation focus only on individual human souls, or also on the creation? This course explores especially the development of the Biblical stories of creation and fall (Genesis 1-4) in the New Testament and early Christianity, both in relation to the story of Jesus and the content of eschatological hope.

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