Climate Lecturer to Speak at UCC Simi Valley
Another in the “Dekker Lecture” Series
United Church of Christ, Simi Valley
370 Royal Ave.
7:30 pm. Monday, October 21
Title of Lecture: “Christian Ethics and Climate Emergency“
Lisa E. Dahill, Ph.D., is Professor of Religion at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. She is ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and was previously on the faculty of Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, OH. She is a scholar and translator of the works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and has published and taught widely on contemporary questions of ecology, environmental ethics, and spirituality. She co-edited the 2017 volume, Eco-Reformation: Grace and Hope for a Planet in Peril, and several other books. In her spare time she loves to bike, hike, swim, garden, and spend as much time as possible outdoors.
This is the fifth lecture that is offered as a memorial to the late James Dekker, engineer, high school teacher, and at the time of his death, foreperson of the Ventura County Grand Jury.