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Jim Martin-Schramm

Professor of Religion at Luther College

James Martin-Schramm is Professor of Religion at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where his research and teaching focus on ethics, energy, and climate change; ethics and technology; and Christian ethics. Dr. Martin-Schramm holds the Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in New York and is an alumnus of Pacific Lutheran University. Among his many works, he is the co-author of Earth Ethics: A Case Method Approach (Orbis, 2012), and has authored Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy (Fortress, 2010) and The Power to Change: U.S. Energy Policy and Global Warming (PCUSA, 2007). He is an active leader in the North American consortium, Lutherans Restoring Creation.
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Education

  • Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, 1996
  • M. Phil, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, 1993
  • M. Div., Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary, 1987
  • B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, 1981

Books

  • Earth Ethics: A Case Method Approach, (will be published by Orbis Books, November 2015)
  • Christian Ethics: A Case Method Approach, 4th ed, (Orbis Books, 2012)
  • Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy, (Fortress, 2010)
  • The Power to Change: U.S. Energy Policy and Global Warming, (PCUSA, 2007)

Biography

James Martin-Schramm is Professor of Religion at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where his research and teaching focus on ethics, energy, and climate change; ethics and technology; and Christian ethics. Dr. Martin-Schramm holds the Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in New York and is an alumnus of Pacific Lutheran University. Among his many works, he is the co-author of Earth Ethics: A Case Method Approach (Orbis, 2012), and has authored Climate Justice: Ethics, Energy, and Public Policy (Fortress, 2010) and The Power to Change: U.S. Energy Policy and Global Warming (PCUSA, 2007). He is an active leader in the North American consortium, Lutherans Restoring Creation.