Past Theology Dept Events

Sep 19 2018

					The Qur'an

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Dr. David Penchansky will lead a discussion about the Qur'an. Read More

May 02 2018

					The Sexuality of Jesus in Medieval Art

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Prof. Jennifer Awes-Freeman will lead a discussion about the sexuality of Jesus in medieval art. Read More

Apr 24 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Roundtable Discussion based on Elisabeth Rosenthal's bestselling 2017 book: An American Sickness. Read More

Apr 18 2018

					How did Rome become the center of the Christian world?

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Prof. Mark DelCogliano will lead a discussion about the story of Christianity in Rome. Read More

Apr 05 2018

					The Future of Health Care in the United States: Catholic Contributions to the National Debate

Thursday, April 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, President of the Catholic Health Care Association of America, will address the current national controversies over the fate of the Affordable Care Act and health care reform. Read More

Mar 21 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Dr. Sherry Jordon will lead a discussion about the significance of feminist theology in the era of the #MeToo movement. Read More

Mar 08 2018

					What is hope?

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Theology professor Dr. Barbara Sain will offer the New Frontiers in Theological Research lecture on theological insights into human resilience. Read More

Mar 07 2018

					Great Narratives of the Qur'an

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Prof. David Penchansky will lead a discussion about great narratives in the Qur'an. Read More

Feb 21 2018

					Lent

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Fr. McMichael will lead a discussion about the liturgical season of Lent. Read More

Feb 19 2018

					ORIGINS: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos

Monday, February 19, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Theology Department Colloquium to Feature Phil Rolnick's book, Origins. Read More

Dec 06 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Hans Gustafson speaks on experiencing religious diversity through interreligious encounter. Read More

Nov 08 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Kimberly Vrudny explores James Cones' assertion that "God is Black." Read More

Nov 07 2017

					Dorothy Day: A Voice for Justice

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Patrick Jordan will speak on Dorothy Day's advocacy for social justice through the Catholic Worker movement. Read More

Oct 31 2017

					500 Years Since the Reformation

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Does It Still Matter? Read More

Oct 25 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Marguerite Spencer offers a theological perspective on white privilege. Read More

Oct 11 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Steven McMichael speaks about why Mary Magdalene remains important in the Christian tradition. Read More

Oct 10 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See reflects on the current state and future prospects of the diplomatic relationship between the United States and the Vatican. Read More

Oct 02 2017

					Taking Pascal's Wager

Monday, October 2, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Theology Department Colloquium to Feature Michael Rota Read More

Sep 27 2017

					Crucifying Beauty

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Kimberly Vrudny gives the Fall 2017 New Frontiers in Theological Research Lecture Read More

Sep 20 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Ry Siggelkow speaks about toppling white supremacy. Read More

May 01 2017

					2017 05/01 Senior Paper Presentations

Monday, May 1, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students completing a major or minor in theology will present the results of their capstone research. Read More

Mar 02 2017

					New Frontiers in Theological Research: Dr. Steven McMichael

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Professor of Historical Theology, Steven McMichael, speaks on "The Glory of Paradise: The Meaning of Medieval Theology of the Resurrection for Today" Read More

Apr 25 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Moral Theology, Paul Wojda, asks: should doctors help their patients die? Read More

Apr 24 2017

					Here I Walk: A Thousand Miles on Foot to Rome with Martin Luther

Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Here I Walk: A Thousand Miles on Foot to Rome with Martin Luther Read More

Apr 12 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Professor of Systematic Theology, Kimberly Vrudny, asks: Is God black? Read More

Apr 06 2017

					Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Lecture by Timothy Snyder Read More

Apr 05 2017

					TNL: Faith-Based Community Organizing

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Moral Theology, Amy Levad, speaks on the topic of advancing the common good through faith-based community organizing Read More

Mar 14 2017

					TNL: Only a Game? Theology and Sport

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Systematic Theology, Mark McInroy, speaks on the topic of a theology of sport Read More

Mar 01 2017

					TNL: Reading the Bible from an LGBTQ+ Perspective

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Hebrew Bible, Kelly Wilson, speaks of reading the Bible from an LGBTQ+ perspective Read More

Feb 27 2017

					Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Timothy Pawl

Monday, February 27, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The purpose of the colloquium is to discuss Dr. Timothy Pawl’s book In Defense of Conciliar Christology: A Philosophical Essay (Oxford University Press, 2016). Read More

Feb 15 2017

					TNL: Walking to the End of the World

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Systematic Theology, Cara Anthony, speaks of walking the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage Read More

Nov 30 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of World Religions, Ted Ulrich, speaks on Catholic and Protestant approaches to other religious traditions. Read More

Nov 15 2016

					TNL: Yes, There Are Still Christians in the Middle East

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Historical Theology, Michael Hollerich, speaks about the situation of Christians in the Middle East today. Read More

Oct 25 2016

					TNL: Is the Church Changing Its Mind about War?

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor of Moral Theology, Gerald Schlabach, reviews the Church's position on war. Read More

Oct 24 2016

					Welcoming the Stranger While Challenging the Fear: The Response of the Catholic Church to the Polemic Around Refugee Resettlement in the United States

Monday, October 24, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A presentation by Archbishop Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., who was recently named a Cardinal of the Church by Pope Francis Read More

Oct 19 2016

					TNL: Violence in the Bible and Qur'an

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor David Penchansky, professor of the Hebrew Bible, speaks on the topic of violence recorded in the holy books of Christianity and of Islam. Read More

Oct 08 2016

					Day 3: A Culture of Ethics: Engineering for Human Dignity and the Common Good

Saturday, October 8, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas is proud to host an interdisciplinary conference addressing the challenges faced by engineers. Read More

Oct 07 2016

					Day 2: A Culture of Ethics: Engineering for Human Dignity and the Common Good

Friday, October 7, 2016, 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM

The University of St. Thomas is proud to host an interdisciplinary conference addressing the challenges faced by engineers. Read More

Oct 06 2016

					Day 1: A Culture of Ethics: Engineering for Human Dignity and the Common Good

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The University of St. Thomas is proud to host an interdisciplinary conference addressing the challenges faced by engineers. Read More

Oct 05 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Marguerite Spencer speaks on the topic of conscience in the context of the 2016 presidential election. Read More

Sep 28 2016

					TNL: Who Would Jesus Vote For on November 8th?

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Frederick Nairn asks: WWJVF on November 8th? Read More

Sep 26 2016

					Department Colloquia to discuss Kimberly Vrudny's book, Beauty's Vineyard

Monday, September 26, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Respondent, Dr. Wayne Roosa, Bethel University Read More

Sep 22 2016

					New Frontiers Lecture Series:

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department showcases recent scholarship by members of the department. Read More

May 12 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Apr 28 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Apr 20 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Marguerite Spencer on the late Justice Antonin Scalia Read More

Apr 18 2016

					Kinship Across Borders Reading Group

Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

This is the third meeting of the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group Read More

Apr 14 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The aim of the "New Frontiers" series is to present the scholarly research of the UST Theology Department faculty in a publicly accessible form. Read More

Apr 14 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Apr 12 2016

					The Solubility of Salt

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Lisanne Winslow and Walter Schultz will give a public address on “The Solubility of Salt: Causation, Dispositions, and Divine Action” Read More

Apr 09 2016

					ICC Symposium: “The Common Good Isn’t Common: Catholic Citizenship in an Individualistic Age”

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Panel with Dr. Kristin Heyer, Bishop Robert McElroy and Dr. Nicholas Cafardi Read More

Apr 09 2016

					ICC Symposium: “The Common Good Isn’t Common: Catholic Citizenship in an Individualistic Age”

Saturday, April 9, 2016, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

“Pursuing the Common Good: Catholic Participation in Political Life” by Dr. Nicholas Cafardi (Duquense University) Read More

Apr 08 2016

					ICC Symposium: “The Common Good Isn’t Common: Catholic Citizenship in an Individualistic Age”

Friday, April 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Public Lecture by Bishop Robert McElroy, Diocese of San Diego Read More

Apr 08 2016

					ICC Symposium: “The Common Good Isn’t Common: Catholic Citizenship in an Individualistic Age”

Friday, April 8, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

First Lecture of Symposium by Dr. Kristin Heyer (Boston College) Read More

Apr 06 2016

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Barbara Sain will lead a discussion on electronic gadgets and the good life Read More

Mar 30 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Fr. Steven McMichael will lead a discussion asking, "Why does resurrection matter?" Read More

Mar 15 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Mar 14 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Guests review works recently published by members of the Theology Department. Read More

Mar 14 2016

					Kinship Across Borders Reading Group

Monday, March 14, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

This is the second meeting of the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group. Read More

Mar 09 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Ted Ulrich will lead a discussion asking, "Christianity and Buddhism: Are They Compatible?" Read More

Mar 08 2016

					Art and Reconciliation

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Glenda Wildschut, one of the commissioners who served with Desmond Tutu on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, will speak on the role of the arts in the work of reconciliation. Read More

Mar 02 2016

					TNL: Jesus on the Silver Screen

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Professor Mark McInroy will lead a discussion on depictions of Christ in film. Read More

Feb 26 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Citizens are concerned about practices in higher education, and as a Catholic university, our mission challenges us to provide a valuable witness that promotes the common good. Read More

Feb 22 2016

					Department Colloquia to discuss DelCogliano's book on St. Basil

Monday, February 22, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Respondent, Rev. Dr. Michael Slusser, Duquesne University Read More

Feb 22 2016

					Kinship Across Borders Reading Group

Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

This is the first of three meetings of the Kinship Across Borders Reading Group. Read More

Dec 09 2015

					TNL: On Advent

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: On Advent Read More

Nov 30 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: The Politics of Jesus Read More

Nov 16 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: Council of Chalcedon Read More

Nov 12 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The department showcases recent scholarship by members of the department. Read More

Nov 11 2015

					TNL: Women & Vatican II

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Women & Vatican II Read More

Nov 09 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Rev. Dr. Paul Chryssavgis (Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Throne) and Rev. Dr. Paul McPartlan (Catholic University of America) Read More

Nov 05 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

David Hollenbach (Boston College) and John McGreevy (University of Notre Dame) Read More

Nov 02 2015

Monday, November 2, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Theology Department hosts a conversation with Dr. Ann Taves. Read More

Oct 28 2015

					TNL: McInroy on Public Theology

Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: McInroy on Public Theology Read More

Oct 26 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department hosts a lecture with Saint Louis University's John Greco. Read More

Oct 26 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: On Atonement Read More

Oct 19 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Theology Club: Nostra Aetate Read More

Oct 07 2015

					TNL: Ted Ulrich

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Ted Ulrich Read More

Oct 05 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department hosts a lecture with Notre Dame professor Dr. Cyril O'Regan. Read More

Oct 05 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Guests review works recently published by members of the Theology department. Read More

Sep 28 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The department hosts a lecture with Abilene Christian University's Frederick D. Aquino. Read More

Sep 28 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come explore how contemporary Christian beliefs about Jesus compare with those of the ancient Church. Read More

Sep 21 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Guests review works recently published by members of the department. Read More

May 07 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

University of St. Thomas Read More

Apr 29 2015

					THEOLOGY NIGHT LIVE

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Last one for the year! John Martens will lead a discussion on Lives of Children in the Ancient World Read More

Apr 15 2015

					Theology Night Live

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Mark DelCogliano will lead a discussion on Introducing a New Doctor of the Church: St. Gregory of Narek Read More

Mar 18 2015

					Theology Night Live

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Marquerite Spencer will lead a discussion on Environmental Racism and the Cardinal Virtues: Assessing the "Toxic Donut" on Chicago's South Side Read More

Mar 12 2015

					The Church in the Modern World:  Teaching and Understanding Gaudium et Spes after 50 years

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 9:18 AM - 9:18 AM Thursday, March 12, 2015 through Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Theology Department of the University of St. Thomas announces a call for papers for a March 2015 conference marking the fiftieth anniversary of the promulgation of Gaudium et Spes. Read More

Oct 22 2013

					Dr. John Martens

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

New Frontiers in Theological Research presents: "Let the Little Children Come to Me"; How Christianity Changed the Lives of Children by John Martens, Ph.D. Read More

Nov 19 2013

					Theology Night Live

Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Nov 14 2013

					The Church of Francis: Discussion on the Beginning of a Pontificate

Thursday, November 14, 2013, 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on the newly elected Pope Francis. Read More

Nov 13 2013

					Theology Night Live 11/13

Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Oct 29 2013

					Neuroscience and the Soul

Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This event is free and open to the public. Neuroscience and the Soul is sponsored by UST Theology Department and the Science and Technology Network (STN). Read More

Oct 16 2013

					Theology Night Live

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Oct 09 2013

Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Sep 25 2013

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Theology Night Live is a chance for students to have an open dialogue with professors in their areas of expertise. All are welcome. Pizza and beverages served! Read More

Upcoming Department Events

Sep 23 2018

					Study Abroad Information Session

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn more about the JUNE-TERM 2019 study abroad course, "Nazism and Apartheid: Theological Roots" in Berlin, Warsaw, Auschwitz, Amsterdam, and Cape Town. Read More

Sep 24 2018

					A Church in Crisis: Theologians Respond to the Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal

Monday, September 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Panel discussion on the global crisis of clerical sexual abuse and cover-up within the Catholic church. Read More

Sep 30 2018

					Study Abroad Information Session

Sunday, September 30, 2018, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Learn more about the JUNE-TERM 2019 study abroad course, "Nazism and Apartheid: Theological Roots" in Berlin, Warsaw, Auschwitz, Amsterdam, and Cape Town. Read More

Oct 01 2018

					New Frontiers in Theological Research

Monday, October 1, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Theology professor Dr. Gerald Schlabach will offer the New Frontiers in Theological Research lecture. Read More

Oct 03 2018

					UST ONLY: Viking Myths of Minnesota’s Kensington Rune Stone — and What Those Myths Reveal About the (Mis)Shaping of Identity in the Face of the Religious and Racial Other

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 12:15 PM - 1:20 PM Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 12:15 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. (UST students, staff, faculty only)

Presentation by David Krueger, Ph.D. Read More

Oct 03 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Fr. James-Peter Trares will lead a discussion on vocation. Read More

Oct 24 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Dr. Ted Ulrich will lead a discussion of a selected theological topic. Read More

Nov 06 2018

					A Lutheran Approach to Interfaith Neighborliness

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 12:00 noon - 1:10 p.m.

Presentation by Martha E. Stortz, Ph.D. Read More

Nov 07 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Dr. Cara Anthony and Geology professor Dr. Tom Hickson will lead a discussion about theology and geology. Read More

Nov 14 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

TNL: Theology professor Dr. Paul Wojda and Biology professor Dr. Kerri Carlson will lead a discussion about theology and biology. Read More

Nov 15 2018

					Binding Wounds, Building Bridges: An Evening with Archbishop Samir Nassar of Damascus

Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

A public conversation with Maronite Archbishop of Damascus, Syria, Samir Nassar on his vision for peace, reconciliation, and the future of Syrian civil society. Read More

The Church of Pope Francis: Theological and Practical Responses to Laudato Si'

Erin Lothes will speak on "The Church of Pope Francis: Theological and Practical Responses to Laudato Si'" on May 4, 2016 at 7pm in Woulfe Alumni Hall (third floor of the Anderson Student Center).

Lothes is an assistant professor of theology at the College of St. Elizabeth. She has written about the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace’s recently-published Energy, Justice and Peace: A Reflection on Energy in the Current Context of Development and Environmental Protection, and she coordinated the “Discipleship and Sustainability” Interest Group of the Catholic Theological Society of America, resulting in “Catholic Moral Traditions and Energy Ethics for the Twenty-First Century,” Journal of Moral Theology.  Her forthcoming book, Inspired Sustainability: Planting Seeds for Action (Orbis April 2016), analyzes the motivations driving environmental advocacy in diverse American congregations.