Jacob J. Erickson is Assistant Professor of Theological Ethics at Trinity College Dublin. He previously taught Religion and Environmental Studies at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, USA.

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This conversation came after a Jacob gave a lecture in the Theology and Ethics seminar at New College, University of Edinburgh and then we got lost trying to find Brew Dog & their super legit cauliflower buffalo wings. Things that came up…

  • a theopoetics of the earth
  • relearning religion and spirituality in light of the planetary crisis
  • coming to process thought through a theology of the cross
  • the problems of logocentrism
  • “salvation is not carbon neutral”
  • the gospel without eternal conscious torment
  • grief and the ecological crisis
  • we both loved this book by Thomas Attig, How We Grieve: Relearning the World
  • the practical relativism of climate denial

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  • Marjorie Suchocki is awesome and we both dig this text – A Fall to Violence
  • youth ministry and the anxiety of climate change
  • is it ethical to have children? is that even the best way to ask the question?


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