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Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology: Foundations in Scripture, Theology, History, and Praxis

(Paperback - Oct 2014)
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Overview

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 care, calling Christians to meet contemporary ecological challenges with courage and hope. The book provides a biblical, theological, ecological, and historical rationale for Earthcare as well as specific practices to engage both individuals and churches. Drawing from a variety of Christian traditions, the book promotes a spirit of hospitality, civility, honesty, and partnership. It includes a foreword by Bill McKibben and an afterword by Matthew Sleeth.

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  • SKU: 9780801049651
  • SKU10: 0801049652
  • Title: Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology: Foundations in Scripture, Theology, History, and Praxis
  • Publisher: Baker Academic
  • Date Published: Oct 2014
  • Pages: 272
  • Category: THEOLOGY
  • Subject: Christian Theology - Ethics

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