Laudato Si, and Bonhoeffer's Catholic Sense of Encounter

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In the encyclical Laudato Si, Pope Francis reflects on the global ecological crisis, and calls for a new, fully inclusive dialogue on the future of "our common home." The conference paper brings Laudato Si into conversation with Dietrich Bonhoeffer and, as such, 1) with a theology that grounds human existence in God's transcendent otherness; 2) an inclusive Christology which places Christ at the centre of every human life; and 3) an ethic of responsibility which leaves Christians fully exposed to the consequences of their actions.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018
Event14th Annual Australian Bonhoeffer Conference - Mary Mackillop Place, Sydney, Australia
Duration: 07 Jun 201808 Jun 2018


Conference14th Annual Australian Bonhoeffer Conference
Abbreviated titleBonhoeffer and Public Theology
OtherBonhoeffer and Public Theology The 14th Australian Bonhoeffer Conference has been scheduled for 7-8 June 2018 in Sydney, Australia. Keynote speakers:  Professor Robert Vosloo, Stellenbosch University Bonhoeffer, our contemporary?  Bonhoeffer on time, the times, and public life Professor Juliana Claassens, Stellenbosch University Towards a Feminist Public Theology: On Wounds, Scars and Healing in the Book of Jeremiah and Beyond Professor Barry Harvey, Baylor University A Hard Habit to Break: Re-envisioning Public Theology in a World After Christendom


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