Religions, Animals, and the Environment - Study Day for Teachers

Religions, Animals, and the Environment - Study Day for Teachers


Saturday 5th October 2019 - 10.00-16.00

Hollybank, University of Chester, Parkgate Road,
CH1 4BJ – £50 to include vegetarian lunch and refreshments

Attitudes within particular religious traditions and non-religious worldviews concerning the ethics of:

- eating animals
- industrial animal agriculture
- animal experimentation
- environmental responsibility
- the prospect of catastrophic climate change

Ideal for teachers of A level Religious Ethics

Delivered by published scholars and members of the TRS Department at the University of Chester:

Prof David Clough is Professor of Theological Ethics at Chester, has published on the ethics of Karl Barth, Christian ethics of war and peace, and is an internationally leading authority on the place of animals in Christian theology and ethics. He is President of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics and founder of CreatureKind <>, which works to engage Christians with farmed animal welfare as a faith issue.'

Dr Margaret Adam is a Visiting Tutor at the University of Oxford, and a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Chester. Her passion is exploring the intersection of Christian Doctrine and Christian Ethics, especially in relation to the beginning and ending of life and to animals. She is the Project Editor of CreatureKind, and a committee member of the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics.

Subject specific workshops led by academic specialists in their fields, not by A level examiners or teacher trainers

The day is not designed to support the specification of any particular board, but to explore issues academically, and engage with some fascinating and important contemporary controversies

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