Covering creation care in the age of Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has undone or renegotiated many of his predecessor’s environmentally friendly policies, removing climate change research from government websites and pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. Religiously inspired environmental activists have emerged as some of his loudest critics.

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Jessica Zimmerle

Jessica Zimmerle is the program and outreach director for Earth Ministry, an environmental advocacy organization in Seattle. She helps lead Earth Ministry’s Greening Congregations program.

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David Nichols

The Rev. David Nichols is the pastor of Mount Tabor Lutheran Church in Salt Lake City. He helped launch the Faith, Ethics and Science Roundtable, which brings together religious leaders and scholars for monthly discussions.

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Susan Schreiner

Susan Schreiner is a professor of the history of Christianity and theology at The University of Chicago Divinity School, where she specializes in early modern Europe (14-16th centuries) including the Protestant Reformation, early modern Catholicism, and the Renaissance. She teaches courses on both Luther and John Calvin. Contact via Terren Wein, director of communications.

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Thomas Albert Howard

Thomas Albert Howard is a professor of humanities and history at Valparaiso University where he is an expert on the Protestant Reformation. He is the author of Remembering the Reformation: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Protestantism (2016).

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Kathleen Crowther

Kathleen Crowther is an associate professor in this history of science at the University of Oklahoma. She specializes in this history of the Reformation with a focus on women’s experiences and Luther’s supposed misogyny. She is the author of Adam and Eve in the Protestant Reformation (2010).

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Matthew Peeples

Matthew Peeples is the lead pastor of The Point Knox, a Lutheran church in Knoxville, Tenn. He also holds a regular worship service in a bar called The Bar Church.

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Robert Moore

Rev. Robert Moore is the “Restoration Ambassador” for “Luther in Leipzig,” the city of Leipzig, Germany’s official Restoration celebration. He is charged with raising the profile of the Restoration and its commemoration in the U.S. He is an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America pastor based in Houston, Texas.

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Friederike Nüssel

Friederike Nüssel is director of the Ecumenical Institute at the University of Heidelberg in Heidelberg, Germany. She is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria. In addition to courses on Protestantism, she teaches a course on modern atheism. She was a member of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, which produced the Vatican document […]

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