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SHE (Sustainability, Health, Ethics)—A Grid for an Embodied Ethic

Theology Deparment, Stirling Theological College, University of Divinity, Mulgrave, VIC 3170, Australia
Academic Editor: Michael Marder
Philosophies 2022, 7(2), 23;
Received: 27 November 2021 / Revised: 31 January 2022 / Accepted: 8 February 2022 / Published: 25 February 2022
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Philosophy and Environmental Crisis)
Our current planetary emergency is one in which we are facing significant global warming as a result of human-driven climate change. This is having and will continue to have catastrophic results for the earth’s ecosystems and for life as we know it. The Christian tradition often works actively against the seriousness of these challenges due to its eschatological outlook. Process theology, as one stream within the Christian tradition, embraces a different vision of the future that fosters engagement in current concerns rather than an escapist approach. A process theological proposal is therefore offered that calls for an embodied ethic that embraces the acronym SHE. SHE stands for Sustainability, Health, and Ethics. It provides a dietary grid as a way to embody ethics to bring about societal change in light of environmental challenges. SHE is proposed against a background that argues for Christian engagement in our current global crisis. The idea of “small turnings” as a conceptual idea is adopted to help frame how the SHE grid might be understood. View Full-Text
Keywords: ecology; theology; sustainability; embodied ethic ecology; theology; sustainability; embodied ethic
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