UC Press is proud to be part of the Association of University Press’s seventh annual University Press Week, whose overall theme this year is #TurnItUP: The university press community amplifies voices, disciplines, and communities. Today’s theme is “Politics.” We encourage you to also visit our fellow university presses blogging today: University of Chicago PressGeorgetown University PressTeachers College PressUniversity of Wisconsin PressUniversity of Virginia PressRutgers University PressUBC PressLSU PressUniversity Press of Kansas

While at the American Academy of Religion’s annual meeting in Denver (November 17-20), be sure to check out the following sessions featuring UC Press authors and share quotes and insights with #sblaar18.

Save 40% online with discount code 18E7350 on these and other religion titles. You can also request an exam copy to consider a book for an upcoming course.

Lisa Sideris

Saturday, November 17
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Convention Center-Mile High 1C

Do We Need Science for Wonder and Responsibility? A Zygon Panel Engaging Lisa Sideris’s Consecrating Science: Wonder, Knowledge and the Natural World

Debunking myths behind what is known collectively as the new cosmology—a grand, overlapping set of narratives that claim to bring science and spirituality together—Lisa H. Sideris offers a searing critique of the movement’s anthropocentric vision of the world in her book Consecrating Science.

Amanda Baugh

Saturday, November 17
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Convention Center-301

Author Meets Critics: Amanda Baugh’s God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White 

Building on scholarship that provides theological and ethical resources to support the “greening” of religion, God and the Green Divide examines religious environmentalism as it actually happens in the daily lives of urban Americans.


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