50 Ways to Help Save the Earth: How You and Your Church Can Make a Difference

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jun 2, 2009 - Religion - 130 pages
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This guide outlines fifty ways in which you, your congregation, and your local community can help fight global warming and enjoy participation in a vital part of Christian discipleship. 50 Ways to Help Save the Earth makes a clear connection, in a practical and unintimidating way, between stewardship of the earth and living one's faith.

This easy-to-follow book consists of seven chapters on topics related to global climate change: "Water," "Energy," "Transportation," "Food and Agriculture," "People," "Other Species," and "Wilderness and Land." Each chapter begins with a statement on how the content relates to global warming, followed by seven action items ranging from individual efforts to activities that encourage the involvement of the congregational and wider communities.

 

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Contents

ENERGY
12
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE
26
TRANSPORTATION
42
WATER
58
Live within the Limits ofYour Watershed
66
PEOPLE
74
OTHER SPECIES
90
WILDERNESS AND LAND
106
LIVE JUBILEE
124
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Rebecca Barnes-Davies is an environmental activist with over a decade of experience in advocating for public policy changes, educating groups of concerned Christians, and writing numerous articles. She is a consultant for Environmental and Social Justice Ministries and also served as the Director of Presbyterians Restoring Creation. She is currently studying at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

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