The first comprehensive survey of Christian environmental ethics and activism offers a Christian understanding of environmental conservation, protection, and stewardship that speaks directly to ongoing environmental issues.
· Case histories of specific faith-based organizations doing conservation work
· An extensive bibliography of theological, ethical, historical, biographical, scientific, and popular sources that address the role of Christians and the Christian church in the care of creation
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Religion and the environment have been in the news and continue to capture headlines, giving rise to many questions. Do Christians have a responsibility to address the global climate crisis? Are there any guidelines, "environmental virtues," or behaviors that should direct human behavior toward the environment? And, most basically, should we continue to try to "save the Earth," and if so, why?About the Author:
Fred Van Dyke is professor of biology, chair of the Department of Biology, and director of the environmental studies program at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL.
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