Rediscovery of Creation: A Bibliographical Study of the Church's Response to the Environmental Crisis

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American Theological Library Association, Jan 1, 1992 - Religion - 282 pages
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Sheldon's primary focus is on works in English by Christian authors (both Protestant and Roman Catholic), but he also refers to important Jewish and Muslim materials, with less attention to other faiths. He reviews theological, popular, and scientific literature, as well as theses and dissertations 1,700 references in all. This work is of critical importance to pastors, teachers, theologians, scientists, and those in the environmental field who wish to explore how the church has responded to the environmental crisis. With a convenient reference guide to the literature by subject matter, a historical overview of the major authors and issues, a list of Christian organizations that focus on Creation stewardship, and currently-available curriculum materials.

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Contents

The Churchs Response to the Environmental
4
to 1966 The Birth of Environmental
16
and The Historical Roots of
24
References
43
Theological Literature
49
Genetic Engineering Biotechnology
55
Christian Organizations with a Focus on Creation
62
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About the author (1992)

Joseph K. Sheldon (Ph.D., University of Illinois), Professor of Biology at Eastern College, St. Davids, PA, is on the summer faculty at Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, near Mancelona, MI. He is a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation and National President of the American Entomological Society. In addition to his publications on insect ecology, which have appeared in numerous scientific journals, his works, interfacing Christianity with environmental issues, have been featured in World Christian, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, and ESA Advocate.

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