Talking Theology

Hannah Malcolm - Why is a Theology of Climate Grief Necessary for the Church Today?

March 01, 2021 Philip Plyming Season 3 Episode 10
Talking Theology
Hannah Malcolm - Why is a Theology of Climate Grief Necessary for the Church Today?
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Talking Theology
Hannah Malcolm - Why is a Theology of Climate Grief Necessary for the Church Today?
Mar 01, 2021 Season 3 Episode 10
Philip Plyming

What is climate grief, and what has God got to do with it? How does Jesus grieving over the particular help us understand how we might focus our climate grief? How does being attentive to what's in front of us help us to both grieve and hope? And how does all this help us follow Jesus day by day?

Hannah Malcolm is currently training for ordained ministry and writing a PhD on theology, climate and ecological grief. She campaigns around the subject of climate justice and recently edited a book entitled Words for a Dying World: Stories of Grief and Courage from the Global Church. Our question today: why is a theology of climate grief necessary for the Church today?

Show Notes

What is climate grief, and what has God got to do with it? How does Jesus grieving over the particular help us understand how we might focus our climate grief? How does being attentive to what's in front of us help us to both grieve and hope? And how does all this help us follow Jesus day by day?

Hannah Malcolm is currently training for ordained ministry and writing a PhD on theology, climate and ecological grief. She campaigns around the subject of climate justice and recently edited a book entitled Words for a Dying World: Stories of Grief and Courage from the Global Church. Our question today: why is a theology of climate grief necessary for the Church today?