Climate Change, Politics and Religion

June 14, 2017

Faculty member writes on environment and evangelicals: Over the past decade a growing number of US evangelicals have come to regard the very idea of climate change as a threat to their identity, presenting climate discourse as a cultural attack on the embattled Christian identity. Willis Jenkins argues that we should view this climate denial not as the result of a religious narrative, but as a way of avoiding accountability for polluting the atmosphere. Read his recent piece on the London School of Economics’ Religion and the Public Sphere blog."

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/religionpublicsphere/2017/06/trump-climate-change-and-white-us-evangelicalism/

 

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