This course studies the relationships between political, economic and social factors with environmental issues and concerns, analyzing the complexities surrounding environment and development. It investigates the Churchs involvement in responding to the challenges posed by socio-political and economic decisions which result in degradation and marginalization, environmental conflict, pollution, etc.
This course ensures that our theological reflections are grounded on lived experience and empirical data by placing the students in dialogue with communities, scientists and activists. It is also designed to help participants in crafting practical projects and relevant research. This course shall also involve three field visits in days to be arranged with the students.