Canceled: Tuesday, March 31
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union
On Tuesday, March 31, the Holshouser Ethics program will host a free lunch and learn event on the campus of Appalachian State University. The event will be held in the Plemmons Student Union, Parkway Ballroom, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
A panel conversation will feature Fred Bahnson, an award-winning journalist, author and non-profit founder who has a forthcoming book on "climate change and Christianity's ecological vocation." Bahnson authored Soil & Sacrament (Simon & Schuster, 2013), and his work has appeared in Harper's, Oxford American, Emergence, Orion, The Sun, Washington Post and Best American Spiritual Writing.
Joining Bahnson for the discussion on Christianity and climate change will be: Anna Shine of the Valle Crucis Holy Cross Episcopal, Scott Hardin-Neiri of Creation Care Alliance of WNC, Tiffany Christian of Boone's The Rock, Stephanie Hankins of Blowing Rock's Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church and Third Place Campus Ministry, and Tamara Franks of Vilas' High Country UCC.
The panel will be moderated by Sarah Ogletree, who serves as program coordinator for NC Interfaith Power & Light.
The event is jointly presented by Appalachian's Walker College of Business, the Department of Philosophy and Religion, the Department of Sustainable Development, and the Research Institute for Environment, Energy and Economics.
The event is open to the public with no fee to attend, but registration is required. Register online.
For more information, contact Holshouser Ethics Chair Jim Westerman, firstname.lastname@example.org.