Symposium Ethics Podcast Episode 4

#LaudatoSi

In the fourth episode of the Symposium Ethics Podcast, co-host Jimmy McCarty speaks with Dr. Kevin O’Brien, Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Chair of Environmental Studies at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. They discuss the 192-page encyclical, Laudato Si, issued by Pope Francis in June of 2015.

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Show Notes

  1. The music for this podcast (“Without You” and “Rondo Alla Turca“) can be found at www.freestockmusic.com.
  2. Laudato Si, the encyclical letter from Pope Francis on “our care of our common home” can be found in multiple formats at https://laudatosi.com.
  3. Integral Ecology is a comprehensive framework for understanding environmental problems that uses knowledge generated from multiple sources and disciplines.
  4. To learn more about Saint Francis of Asisi, the namesake of Pope Francis and one of the inspirations behind the theology of Laudato Si, visit the New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia.
  5. Purchase Kevin O’Brien‘s latest book, An Introduction to Christian Environmentalism: Ecology, Virtue, and Ethics, co-authored with Kathryn D. Blanchard.
James McCarty III

About James McCarty III

Dr. James W. McCarty III is co-founder and editor of Symposium Ethics. He is Campus Minister for Social Justice and an adjunct professor at Seattle University. He has published widely on the ethics of reconciliation, peacebuilding, transitional justice, and racial justice.

James McCarty III

James McCarty III

Dr. James W. McCarty III is co-founder and editor of Symposium Ethics. He is Campus Minister for Social Justice and an adjunct professor at Seattle University. He has published widely on the ethics of reconciliation, peacebuilding, transitional justice, and racial justice.