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Sources Presents: Theologians Face the Climate Crisis

Mara Benjamin and Judith Plaskow discuss the responsibility of theologians in response to today's escalating climate crisis.
Mara Benjamin, Judith Plaskow
Mara H. Benjamin is a former Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. She is also Irene Kaplan Leiwant Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies at Mount Holyoke College. She holds a Ph.D. in modern Jewish thought and religious studies from Stanford University. Her 2018 book, The Obligated Self: Maternal Subjectivity and Jewish Thought (Indiana) received the 2019 American Academy of Religion Award for Excellence in the Study

Judith Plaskow

Sources Presents: Theologians Face the Climate Change

What is the responsibility of theologians in response to today’s escalating climate crisis? Join the conversation with leading theologians Mara Benjamin and Judith Plaskow as they explore this question, inspired by Mara’s recent essay in Sources, Reading Psalms as the Water Rises.

This program took place on May 25, 2022 and is part of Ideas for Today, our curated offering of courses led by leading scholars addressing the compelling contemporary Jewish issues of the day.

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