Deep Green Faith: Holy Forest Kinship Conference

July 9, 2019
September 6 – 7, 2019 A joint conference of the Beecken Center and the Center for Religion and Environment

Domain Forum September 28

September 1, 2018
Our next Domain Forum will be 4:30, September 28, at the Blue Chair Café. CRE Assistant Director Andrew Thompson and Domain Manager Nate Wilson will discuss how we talk about ecological change.

CRE Contributes to Christians for the Mountains Newsletter

May 11, 2018
Two articles by CRE personnel appear in the May edition of Mountain Vision, the newsletter of Christians for the Mountains.

CRE Directors Contribute to New Ecotheology Book

November 20, 2016
Check out the newly published book, Ecotheology and Nonhuman Ethics in Society! The contributors include CRE Director Robin Gottfried and Assistant Director Andy Thompson, as well as fellow Jerry Cappel and alumna Perry Jones.

Domain Forum, Oct. 28th

October 17, 2016
Our next Domain Forum is coming up on October 28th at 4:30 PM at the Blue Chair. Laurie Fowler, CRE fellow, will be our presenter.

Domain Forum, Sept. 30th

September 13, 2016
As we continue to foster open communication concerning our relationship to the Domain, our first Domain Forum of this school year will be on Friday, September 30, at 4:30 PM at the Blue Chair (café side). Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Thompson to Teach Summer Course

April 21, 2016
CRE Assistant Director Andrew Thompson will teach "Ecologies of Justice: Christian Environmental Ethics and Sustainable Communities" at this year's Advanced Degrees Program.

Students Debate Fossil Fuel Divestment
Students Debate Fossil Fuel Divestment

April 8, 2016
On April 5, students from The College of Arts and Sciences and The School of Theology debated divesting the University endowment of holdings in fossil fuel companies.

Domain Workshop in Spencer hall
CRE Co-Sponsors Domain Workshop

April 7, 2016
On March 31-April 2, CRE co-sponsored "Finding Common Ground: Ecological Pluralism on the Domain," an interdisciplinary workshop focused on our relationship with Sewanee's 13,000-acre Domain.

"Backyard" exhibition and reception

March 24, 2016
On April 1 at 5:30 p.m., as part of the "Finding Common Ground" workshop, CRE will co-sponsor a multimedia exhibition and reception entitled "Backyard," focusing on our relationship with the Domain.

CRE and School of Theology Featured in New Report

February 2, 2016
CRE and The School of Theology are featured in a new report on faith and ecology in seminaries by the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development.

Thompson's Book Published

February 2, 2016
The University of Kentucky Press has published Sacred Mountains: a Christian Ethical Approach to Mountaintop Removal, written by The Center’s Assistant Director, Andrew Thompson.

Gottfried Blogs for Huffington Post

February 2, 2016
Robin Gottfried, CRE’s Executive Director, has been invited by the Huffington Post to blog for them on religion and environment. He has posted two entries and hopes to do so weekly.

CRE Sponsors Wendell Berry Event

February 1, 2016
CRE Co-Sponsors Wendell Berry Event On August 21-22, as part of Sewanee’s “Finding Your Place” program, CRE co-sponsored a series of events centered around poet and farmer Wendell Berry. The events included a panel discussion about Mr. Berry’s work, a conversation between Berry and Duke theologian Norman Wirzba, and a public reading of two of Berry’s short stories. Read an article about the events here.