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The Gospel According to the Earth: Why the Good Book Is a Green Book

The Gospel According to the Earth: Why the Good Book Is a Green Book

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“Matthew Sleeth is a significant convert in the growing company of Christians who bring intelligence, passion, a biblically trained imagination, and mature Christian witness to the care of creation.”
— Eugene Peterson, Author of Living the Message

“Matthew Sleeth is a breath of fresh air. In The Gospel According to

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“Matthew Sleeth is a significant convert in the growing company of Christians who bring intelligence, passion, a biblically trained imagination, and mature Christian witness to the care of creation.”
— Eugene Peterson, Author of Living the Message

“Matthew Sleeth is a breath of fresh air. In The Gospel According to the Earth, he retells the Bible’s most familiar stories in ways that will stimulate your imagination, soften your heart, and challenge you to think more deeply about caring for creation.”
Jonathan Merritt, author of Green Like God

 From Dr. Matthew Sleeth, the leading Christian voice for the green movement, comes a dynamic and surprising primer on all the Bible teaches on caring for the earth— and an ideal companion volume to The Green Bible.

Editorial Reviews

The Huffington Post
The Gospel According to the Earth…is certain to have an impact in drawing more people of faith to the cause of humane concern.
Shane Claiborne
“From theology to lifestyle tips, Sleeth has created a masterpiece for the green revolution of God.”
Eugene Peterson
“Matthew Sleeth bring[s] intelligence, passion, a biblically trained imagination, and mature Christian witness to the care of creation. The Gospel According to the Earth is a compelling personal invitation to join the company of followers of Jesus on this God-created and God-blessed earth.”
Jonathan Merritt
“Matthew Sleeth is a breath of fresh air. He retells the Bible’s stories in ways that will stimulate your imagination, soften your heart, and challenge you to think more deeply about caring for creation. Read this book and fall in love with our majestic Creator.”
Shirley A. Mullen
“The Gospel According to the Earth is not simply a 21st-century political agenda adopted by Christians. Sleeth brings to this work great clarity, accessibility, and a refreshing balance of reflection and practical advice.”
Christine Gutleben
“Sleeth’s keen insights into the sensitive subjects of food choice, the use of natural resources, and consumerism help us to see these potentially divisive issues with new eyes. He highlights the significant opportunities we have daily to reflect God’s will on earth.”
Rusty Pritchard
“This book is welcome refreshment to those of us who are weary with hearing the same few, tired, Bible verses trotted out. Sleeth relies on the whole of Scripture to make a case about what it means to be created in God’s image.”
BeliefNet
“Sleeth spends his days traveling and spreading the good news of green living . His bookThe Gospel According to the Earth explains how to embrace that good news for yourself.”
Orlando Sentinel
“Dr. Sleeth… has spoken more than 900 times in churches, schools and to media outlets-more than any other evangelical-about the biblical mandate to care for the Earth. His latest book is The Gospel According to the Earth: Why the Good Book is a Green Book.”
Mother Nature Network
“An eye-opening look into the many characters and passages in the Bible that espouse common themes of environmentalism.”
Beliefnet Editors
“Sleeth spends his days traveling and spreading the good news of green living . His bookThe Gospel According to the Earth explains how to embrace that good news for yourself.”
Christianity Today
“Sleeth has been one of the more effective evangelists for creation care in the evangelical movement.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061937880
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/30/2010
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HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
603 KB

What People are saying about this

Shirley A. Mullen
“The Gospel According to the Earth is not simply a 21st-century political agenda adopted by Christians. Sleeth brings to this work great clarity, accessibility, and a refreshing balance of reflection and practical advice.”
Jonathan Merritt
“Matthew Sleeth is a breath of fresh air. He retells the Bible’s stories in ways that will stimulate your imagination, soften your heart, and challenge you to think more deeply about caring for creation. Read this book and fall in love with our majestic Creator.”
Rusty Pritchard
“This book is welcome refreshment to those of us who are weary with hearing the same few, tired, Bible verses trotted out. Sleeth relies on the whole of Scripture to make a case about what it means to be created in God’s image.”
Shane Claiborne
“From theology to lifestyle tips, Sleeth has created a masterpiece for the green revolution of God.”
Eugene Peterson
“Matthew Sleeth bring[s] intelligence, passion, a biblically trained imagination, and mature Christian witness to the care of creation. The Gospel According to the Earth is a compelling personal invitation to join the company of followers of Jesus on this God-created and God-blessed earth.”
Christine Gutleben
“Sleeth’s keen insights into the sensitive subjects of food choice, the use of natural resources, and consumerism help us to see these potentially divisive issues with new eyes. He highlights the significant opportunities we have daily to reflect God’s will on earth.”

Meet the Author

J. Matthew Sleeth, MD, a former emergency room director, now writes, preaches, and teaches full time about faith and the environment. He is the author of Serve God, Save the Planet and the general editor of The Green Bible. With his wife, Nancy, and their two children, he helps lead the growing creation care movement. The Sleeths live in Wilmore, Kentucky.

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