By Revd Dr Case-Winters Anna
In the current ecological trouble, it really is central that people re-examine their position inside of nature and locate new, extra in charge and sustainable methods of dwelling. Assumptions in regards to the nature of God, the area, and the man or woman, form our pondering and, therefore, our appearing. a few have charged that the Christian culture has been extra a concern than a support simply because its theology of nature has unwittingly legitimated the exploitation of nature. This e-book takes the present feedback of Christian culture to middle and invitations a reconsideration of the not easy components: its desacralization of nature; its preoccupation with the person to the overlook of the remainder of nature; its dualisms and elevation of the religious over fabric truth, and its behavior of ignoring or resisting clinical understandings of the traditional world.
Anna Case-Winters argues that Christian culture has a extra achievable theology of nature to supply. She takes a glance at a few details in Christian culture so that it will illustrate the indisputable difficulties and to discover the untapped percentages. within the strategy, she engages dialog companions which have been sharply serious and especially insightful (feminist theology, procedure inspiration, and the faith and technology dialogue). The criticisms and insights of those companions support to form an offer for a reconstructed theology of nature that could extra successfully fund our fight for the destiny of the earth.
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