Join us “virtually” for our Sundays at CTU program as we welcome Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ, Distinguished Professor Emerita at Fordham University for the 2021 Dr. Barry Rankin Sundays at CTU Lecture Series on God’s Creation.
We humans already find it difficult to expand the boundary of “us” to include people who differ by race, class, sexual orientation, political opinion, and myriad other markers. The problem intensifies when kinship with other species is called for as a remedy in this time of ecological devastation. Placing the whole earth in the framework of creation, this talk explores how God “enfolds with affection” even the least of creatures (Pope Francis, Laudato Si’ 77). On this basis prayer, preaching, and policy can green up. The psalmist’s prayer “may God bless us” widens to include all of us creatures from the Arctic to the Antarctic ends of the earth.
3:00 pm Prayer Service
Lecture will follow immediately
To register, visit: https://ctu.edu/event/online-sundays-at-ctu-with-elizabeth-johnson-csj
About the Dr. Barry Rankin Sundays at CTU Lecture Series on God’s Creation
In 2019, the Dr. Barry Rankin Sundays at CTU Lecture Series on God’s Creation was established to explore themes of eco-theology, celebrating a “cosmos saturated with divinity.” The series memorializes the scholarship and contributions of the late Dr. Barry Rankin, a key organizer of Catholic Theological Union.