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Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology : foundations in Scripture, theology, history, and praxis

Author: Daniel L Brunner; Jennifer L Butler; A J Swoboda
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today's church finds itself in a new world, one in which climate change and ecological degradation are front-page news. In the eyes of many, the evangelical community has been slow to take up a call to creation care. How do Christians address this issue in a faithful way' This evangelically centered but ecumenically informed introduction to ecological theology (ecotheology) explores the global dimensions of creation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brunner, Daniel L.
Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology
(DLC) 2014020075
(OCoLC)869268974
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel L Brunner; Jennifer L Butler; A J Swoboda
ISBN: 9781441221445 1441221441 9781441221421 1441221425
OCLC Number: 897466653
Description: 1 online resource (x, 262 pages)
Contents: Part I. Why ecotheology? Introduction : the stories behind the story --
In the beginning : listening to the voice of scripture --
The voice of creation : the grandeur and the groaning of the earth --
Part II. Exploring ecotheology. Voices in the wilderness : Christianity's history with creation --
The God of burning bushes : Trinity and ecology --
Restoring Eden : ancient theology in an ecological age --
Part III. Doing ecotheology. Breaking the bonds : do justice, love mercy, walk lightly --
Heavenly minded, earthly good : embodying down-to-earth living --
Earthen vessels : greening the church --
Part IV. Last things. Living as if : resurrection hope.
Responsibility: Daniel L. Brunner, Jennifer L. Butler, and A. J. Swoboda.

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This evangelical introduction provides a biblical, theological, ecological, and historical rationale for creation care, calling Christians to meet ecological challenges with courage and hope.  Read more...
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