Religion and Environment: The Case of Judaism
The sixteenth annual Goshen Religion and Science Conference was held April 8-10, 2016 on the campus of Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana.
The 2016 conference speaker was Dr. Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, (Ph.D. Hebrew University, 1978), Dr. Tirosh-Samuelson is Irving and Miriam Lowe Professor of Modern Judaism, the Director of Jewish Studies, and Professor of History at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. Her research focuses on Jewish intellectual history, Judaism and ecology, religion, science and technology, and feminist theory.
Dr. Tirosh-Samuelson presented lectures on the following topics:
- Environmental Ethics
- Theologies of Nature
- Science, Faith, and Activism
The Midwest Religion and Science Society (MRSS) is an organization dedicated to the dialog between Religion and Science. A primary interest of the MRSS is Religion and Consciousness.
The MRSS has local chapters at Andrews University (MI), Bluffton University (OH), Bethel College (IN), Goshen College (IN), Manchester College (IN), the University of Notre Dame (IN), and the University of St. Francis (IN). There are two major meetings of the MRSS each year, one at Goshen College (March) and one at Andrews University (October).