„Academic Proceedings – 3”

The 3rd volume of Academic Proceedings of Latvian Christian academy was published in late August under the title „Climate Symbols in Theology and Art”. The volume contains materials of the NORDPLUS Higher Education project (2010 – 2012; the project continues in 2013) on interaction between ecology, theology and art, and its authors come from partnering universities in Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Finland and Greece. Articles deal with ecological conditions in the Baltic Sea region, interaction between humans and nature, related topics of the Social teaching of the Christian Church, and presents the artists’ view. Rector of the Academy prof. S. Gūtmane says in the Foreword: „The project brought together multidisciplinary approaches from various fields of knowledge investigating challenges and ecotheology, and the collaboration between participants in research, students and teachers has opened new opportunities for analysis and criticism.”