The Environment and Christian Ethics / Edition 1

The Environment and Christian Ethics / Edition 1

by Michael S. Northcott, Northcott Michael S.
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521576318

ISBN-13: 9780521576314

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book is about the extent, origins and causes of the environmental crisis. Dr. Northcott argues that Christianity has lost the biblical awareness of the interconnectedness of all life. He shows how Christian theologians and believers might recover a more ecologically-friendly belief system and life style. The author provides an important corrective to secular

Overview

This book is about the extent, origins and causes of the environmental crisis. Dr. Northcott argues that Christianity has lost the biblical awareness of the interconnectedness of all life. He shows how Christian theologians and believers might recover a more ecologically-friendly belief system and life style. The author provides an important corrective to secular approaches to environmental ethics, including utilitarian individualism, animal rights theories and deep ecology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521576314
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
New Studies in Christian Ethics Series, #10
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
423,229
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. Frogs, floods and famines; 2. The origins of the environmental crisis; 3. The turn to nature; 4. The flowering of ecotheology; 5. The order of creation; 6. Creation, redemption and natural law ethics; 7. Natural law and ecological society.

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