Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice (TEFJ)

TEFJ 7330  Foundations of Food Justice  (3)  

This course immerses students into the complexity of food systems and their impact upon and relationship to those who live in poverty. Students engage in historical, theological and biblical explorations of justice and its connection to food.

TEFJ 7340  Intersection of Theology, Food Justice, and Public Policy  (3)  

This immersive course will introduce students to the theology and practices of food activism especially as it connects to public policy and advocacy. Students will have an opportunity to spend time with leaders in food justice initiatives on a national and global scale. This course is conducted in Washington, DC.

TEFJ 7350  Theology, Ecology and Food Justice: Historical and Contemporary Models  (3)  

This immersive course draws together the theological underpinnings of the connections between ecology and food justice. Students study the theology and lives of Christians from the theological tradition who provide a robust reflection on the role Christians are to play in care for creation and the poor, while also studying contemporary models of humanitarian relief. This course is conducted as a travel course.