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“The Sacred Anthropocene: On Religious Interpretations of Planetary Change,” Willis Jenkins, professor of religion, ethics, and environment, University of Virginia. Presented by the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts in partnership with the departments of anthropology and religion and the Coasts, Climates, the Humanities, and the Environment Consortium.
Jenkins is the author of two award-winning books, Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics & Christian Theology (Oxford 2008) and The Future of Ethics: Sustainability, Social Justice, & Religious Creativity (Georgetown 2013), which won an American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence. He is editor of a number of volumes including, with Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim, the Routledge Handbook of Religion & Ecology (2017).