The course will consider issues, documents, and ethical methods that will help the student to develop an understanding of Earth’s ecological crisis as well as ethical and theological responses to it. The limitations of a human-centered ethics, the need for ecological justice that incorporates human justice, the implications of climate change and other ecological issues, and various Christian responses will be considered in the course. Method: lectures, informed discussions, practical integration in a pastoral setting. Evaluation: methodology paper, reflection paper, integration paper, practical integration contribution.