4.14: Is There Hope For Creation?

Co-hosts speak with Ellen Davis, professor at Duke Divinity School, asking, "Is There Hope For Creation?"


In episode 14 of season 4, Prof. Kathryn Schifferdecker and Katie Langston gather to answer the listener submitted questions. Guest, Ellen F. Davis, is Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School.

Show notes

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Genesis

Topics, themes and figures mentioned

  • Creation
  • Earth
  • Farming
  • Land
  • Canaan
  • Iowa
  • Egypt
  • Mesopotamia
  • Literary Context
  • Territory
  • Authority of God
  • Habitat Destruction
  • Repentance
  • Climate Change
  • Vocation
  • Adam
  • Observe
  • Preserve
  • Law of God
  • Fertile Soil
  • Despair
  • Climate Activism
  • Realistic Hope
  • Exile

Resources mentioned

Today's Episode Hosted By

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Katie Langston

Katie Langston

Joined by

Ellen Davis
Duke Divinity School faculty

Ellen F. Davis