Rediscovery of Creation: A Bibliographical Study of the Church's Response to the Environmental Crisis by Joseph K. Sheldon, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Rediscovery of Creation: A Bibliographical Study of the Church's Response to the Environmental Crisis

Rediscovery of Creation: A Bibliographical Study of the Church's Response to the Environmental Crisis

by Joseph K. Sheldon
     
 

Sheldon's primary focus is on works in English by Christian authors (both Protestant and Roman Catholic), but he also refers to important Jewish and Muslim materials, with less attention to other faiths. He reviews theological, popular, and scientific literature, as well as theses and dissertations—1,700 references in all. This work is of critical importance

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Sheldon's primary focus is on works in English by Christian authors (both Protestant and Roman Catholic), but he also refers to important Jewish and Muslim materials, with less attention to other faiths. He reviews theological, popular, and scientific literature, as well as theses and dissertations—1,700 references in all. This work is of critical importance to pastors, teachers, theologians, scientists, and those in the environmental field who wish to explore how the church has responded to the environmental crisis. With a convenient reference guide to the literature by subject matter, a historical overview of the major authors and issues, a list of Christian organizations that focus on Creation stewardship, and currently-available curriculum materials.

Editorial Reviews

The Christian Century
...necessary... considerable scope.
ADRIS Newsletter
...the most comprehensive available bibliography...
The Evangelical Quarterly
...a useful historical overview...
Scholia
A useful historical overview (beginning with John Calvin!) as well as a topical one are included along with a more than two-hundred page bibliography.
Adris Newsletter
...the most comprehensive available bibliography...
Booknews
A comprehensive bibliography and guide to the Judeo-Christian response to the environmental crisis, including 1,700 references. Although Sheldon's primary focus is on works in English by Christian authors (both Protestant and Roman Catholic), he also refers to important Jewish and Muslim materials, with less attention given to other faiths. He reviews theological, popular, and scientific literature, as well as theses and dissertations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810825390
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
ATLA Bibliography Series, #29
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Joseph K. Sheldon (Ph.D., University of Illinois), Professor of Biology at Eastern College, St. Davids, PA, is on the summer faculty at Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, near Mancelona, MI. He is a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation and National President of the American Entomological Society. In addition to his publications on insect ecology, which have appeared in numerous scientific journals, his works, interfacing Christianity with environmental issues, have been featured in World Christian, Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith, and ESA Advocate.

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