Speaker: Shane Peterson

“Does Mormonism Have an Answer for Climate Change?”: Eco-Grief, Apocalypticism, and Mormon Environmental Rhetorics in the Anthropocene

Given the severity of climate change, its apocalyptic implications, and the growing trend of “eco-grief,” Mormon Studies must engage with this issue more directly and openly. By using the Wayne C. Booth’s theories of rhetoric, I hope to determine how people across the Mormon spectrum communicate about this issue and understand it; whether or not …

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