October 22 2018

Natural Disaster and Divine Agency: Brian Pennington on Hindu Responses to Climate Change

Brian Pennington with Krisitan Petersen

Photo of destroyed businesses and homes along the Bhagirathi river, which were flooded in June 2013.

Brian Pennington, director of the Center for the Study of Religion, Culture, and Society and professor of religious studies at Elon University, was awarded an AAR Individual Research Grant in 2014. He talks to RSN about his project Natural Disaster and Divine Agency: Hindu Theodicies of Climate Change.

 

Image: Photo of destroyed businesses and homes along the Bhagirathi river, which were flooded in June 2013. Creative Commons Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 Generic License   by  Oxfam International