The University of the South (Sewanee)
Members of the University’s School of Theology, as well as Biology, Chemistry, Economics, and Physics Departments comprise the core group of this society, acting as a working “prototype” for Province of Sewanee dioceses. The society is hosted by the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Theology at Sewanee. Science and religion concerns are examined from three perspectives: Reflection, Education, and Action. All activities are designed to enhance cooperation among scientists, lay and religious leaders, and members of faith communities. Regular meetings of the group to plan specifics of an annual conference meant to attract faculty, students, educational institutions, and interested people from the surrounding community. ENTREAT examines the religion/science interface in the area of environmental ethics with particular emphasis on local issues. The themes for the three years are “Ethics and the Environment”, “Environmentally Sustainable Practices” and “Ethics and Water Quality”. Matching funds are provided by The University of the South and Province IV of the Episcopal Church, USA.