For the Beauty of the Earth (Engaging Culture): A Christian Vision for Creation Care (Google eBook)

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Baker Books, Oct 1, 2001 - Religion - 240 pages
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Caring for the environment is a growing interest among evangelicals. This award-winning book provides the most thorough evangelical treatment available on a theology of creation care. "Authentic Christian faith requires ecological obedience," writes Steven Bouma-Prediger. He urges Christians to acknowledge their responsibility and privilege as stewards of the earth. The second edition has been substantially revised and updated with the latest scientific and environmental research.
  

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Disclaimer: I heavily skimmed this book to glean for dissertation info. Bouma-Prediger offers a smart, interesting, concise overview of the interaction of ecology and theology. He explains exceedingly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emilie - Goodreads

I read this book for a class this semester, and was taught by the author himself. I found it a very interesting and thought provoking read. It is well organized and had many good points that made me ... Read full review

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Contents

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Ul J tow Where Are We? An Ecological Perception of Place
What Is the Connection between Scripture and Ecology? Biblical
OO1 What Kind of People Ought We Be? EarthCare and Character
Where Is There Hope? Christian Faith at Home on Earth

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Steven Bouma-Prediger (PhD, University of Chicago) is professor of religion at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, and the author of The Greening of Theology: The Ecological Models of Rosemary Radford Ruether, Joseph Sittler, and Jürgen Moltmann. He is the coauthor of Assessing the Ark: A Christian Perspective on Non-human Creatures and the Endangered Species Act (with Virginia Vroblesky) and Evocations of Grace: The Writings of Joseph Sittler on Ecology, Theology, and Ethics (with Peter Bakken).

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