For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care / Edition 1

For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care / Edition 1

by Steven Bouma-Prediger
ISBN-10:
0801022983
ISBN-13:
9780801022982
Pub. Date:
10/01/2001
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
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Overview

For the Beauty of the Earth: A Christian Vision for Creation Care / Edition 1

At a time when it seems humans have erred much in their understanding and keeping of the planet, For the Beauty of the Earth explores the relationship between Christianity and the natural world in the most thorough evangelical treatment available on a theology of creation care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801022982
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Series: Engaging Culture
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations9
Acknowledgments11
Introduction: Ecology and Theology in Dialogue13
1.Where Are We? An Ecological Perception of Place19
2.What's Wrong with the World? The Groaning of Creation39
3.Is Christianity to Blame? The Ecological Complaint against Christianity67
4.Is There a Connection between Scripture and Ecology? Biblical Wisdom and Ecological Vision87
5.How Should We Think of the Earth? A Theology and Ethic of Care for the Earth117
6.What Kind of People Ought We Be? Earth-Care and Character137
7.Why Worry about Spotted Owls and the Pacific Yew? An Apologia for Earth-Care161
8.Wherein Lies Hope? Christian Faith at Home on Earth181
Notes189
Bibliography213
Subject Index227
Scripture Index233

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