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Faith and the Future of the Countryside: Pastoral and theological perspectives on rural sustainability

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Overview

Faith and the Future of the Countryside offers up to date resources for theological reflection, preaching and practical action in response to issues affecting rural congregations and whole communities in the 21st century. Arising out of a conference marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of the Archbishops' report, Faith in the Countryside, this forward looking volume focuses on sustainability - environmental, economic, communal and ecclesial. Including contributions from practitioners in a variety of Christian denominations this is a resource book for clergy, church leaders and others in rural ministry to enable them to understand key issues in the context of mission and enable the church to respond to those issues through its prophetic voice and practical local actions. Topics included are the changing profile of rural communities, health and wellbeing, the politics of food production, the rural economy, the local effects of climate change, the pastoral mission of the rural church, spirituality and the countryside and more.

Details

  • SKU: 9781848254251
  • SKU10: 1848254253
  • Title: Faith and the Future of the Countryside: Pastoral and theological perspectives on rural sustainability
  • Publisher: Canterbury Press
  • Release Date: Aug 01, 2014
  • Edition: #1
  • Pages: 144
  • Category: PRAYER
  • Subject: Christianity - General

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