Objectives for this course

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • illustrate four stories of Creation in Scripture,
  • cite Bible passages of ecological significance,
  • interpret stories from the Bible from an ecological perspective,
  • address some problematic Scripture passages,
  • relate to concepts in modern science,
  • promote hope for the future in light of eschatological texts.

Duration : 12 hours (approx.)

Your Instructor

NORMAN LÉVESQUE is a lecturer on the Green Pages of the Bible since 2005. He holds a Master's degree in practical theology, and his thesis was on Creation Care as a new ministry in the Church. He is the founder of the Green Churches Network in Canada. He wrote the practical guide Greening Your Church (Novalis 2014).

Example Curriculum

  1. Introduction
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  2. Stories of the Creation of the World
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  3. Ecology in the Old Testament
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  4. Ecology in the New Testament
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  5. Eschatology and Hope
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  6. Interpreting the grey text
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  7. Conclusion
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Student Feedback

"Norman, you are a teacher who teaches with passion, gentleness and respect. You care about each student. Your lessons are very well prepared, the content is very rich and varied."

Ana Maria Andreis

"Professor Norman Lévesque was very inspiring, competent, respectful and passionate with a nice touch of humour. Thanks to him, I reinforced my conviction that we are guardians of creation and not dominant owners of our beautiful blue planet."

Nancy Chénier

Register to this course

Register for free thanks to the financial support of a religious community.

Special thanks to the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (SNJM).

Thanks to our partners:

Green Churches Network,
Diocèse Saint-Jean-Longueuil et
Archdiocese of Regina.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.


How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.


What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.


I am Catholic/Protestant/Orthodox, can I still take courses here?

Yes. Christians of all denominations will find these courses interesting. Even if a few extra-biblical quotes are Catholic, all Christians will love exploring Holy Scripture from an ecological perspective.

The price for this course is too expensive for me, but I'm really interested. What should I do?

Even if a lot of effort went into creating this course, we believe nobody should be left out. Contact us to find a solution: [email protected]

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A Practical Guide

To learn more about the subject, you may also read the practical guide "Greening Your Church" by Norman Lévesque (Novalis 2014).

Greening Your Church shares with us the theology of creation care ministry and shows us practical ways to live in harmony with creation. Now faith communities have a helpful guide and companion to creating environmentally friendly churches.

To purchase the guide, click on the button.