Christians, the Care of Creation, and Global Climate Change

Christians, the Care of Creation, and Global Climate Change

by Lindy Scott

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ISBN-13: 9781556358449
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

LINDY SCOTT is currently Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington. He previously taught at Wheaton College for twelve years, where he also directed the Center for Applied Christian Ethics. He is the editor of the Journal of Latin American Theology: Christian Reflections from the Latino South and has authored numerous books, including Terrorism and the War in Iraq: A Christian Word from Latin America. CONTRIBUTORS: Douglas Allen, Jeffrey K. Greenberg, P. J. Hill, Sir John T. Houghton, A. Duane Litfin, Ben Lowe, Vincent E. Morris, L. Kristen Page, Lindy Scott, Noah J. Toly

Table of Contents

Abbreviations     vii
Introduction   Lindy Scott     ix
A Panel Discussion on Global Climate Change
Introduction to the Panel Discussion   A. Duane Litfin     3
Is the Sky Falling?   Douglas Allen     6
Global Climate: Implications for Global Health   L. Kristen Page     24
The Economics of Global Warming   P. J. Hill     36
Climate Change: Global Problem, Global Solutions   Noah J. Toly     47
A Christian College Takes Some Initial Steps
Big Science, Big God   Sir John T. Houghton     67
The Greening of Wheaton College: An Unlikely Tree Hugger   Ben Lowe     77
The Greening of Wheaton College: A Bigger Vision   Ben Lowe     85
The Greening of Wheaton College: Environment, Economics, and Equity   Vincent E. Morris     95
Epilogue: So What? Now What?   Jeffrey K. Greenberg     124
List of Contributors     135
Index     139

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