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Christianity and Ecology

Elizabeth Breuilly
Christianity and Ecology

Christianity and Ecology

Elizabeth Breuilly

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A collection of essays on ecological issues, written from the viewpoint of Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant backgrounds. The contributors to this volume attempt to answer such questions as what types of Christian ideas and lifestyles are developing in response to today's environmental problems.

- Publisher Each book in the World Religions and Ecology series deals with the teachings, beliefs, history and present-day attitudes and contribution of a particular faith to the environment.;The books cover several areas* teachings and traditions, environmental practice and responding to the crisis.;Under teachings and traditions the books look at core ideas and beliefs as found within the faith's main scriptures and traditional teachings. They also include studies of historical turning points in the faith's teachings about the environment. Under environmental practice, the books examine the practices and ways of life arising from the teachings outlined in the first section and their impact (negative and positive) on the environment. The final section, responding to the crisis, looks at how the faith is rethinking or re-examining its teachings and practices in the light of the ecological crisis. What does the faith believe to be the most important insights it has to bring to the debate about the future? What are the faith's hopes for the future? This section also contains case studies of practical action to protect the environment undertaken as an expression of faith.;This book includes contributions from Christians from different backgrounds - the Benedictine Order, the World Council of Churches, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Churches.

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A collection of essays on ecological issues, written from the viewpoint of Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant backgrounds. The contributors to this volume attempt to answer such questions as what types of Christian ideas and lifestyles are developing in response to today's environmental problems.
- Publisher

Each book in the World Religions and Ecology series deals with the teachings, beliefs, history and present-day attitudes and contribution of a particular faith to the environment.;The books cover several areas* teachings and traditions, environmental practice and responding to the crisis.;Under teachings and traditions the books look at core ideas and beliefs as found within the faith's main scriptures and traditional teachings. They also include studies of historical turning points in the faith's teachings about the environment. Under environmental practice, the books examine the practices and ways of life arising from the teachings outlined in the first section and their impact (negative and positive) on the environment. The final section, responding to the crisis, looks at how the faith is rethinking or re-examining its teachings and practices in the light of the ecological crisis. What does the faith believe to be the most important insights it has to bring to the debate about the future? What are the faith's hopes for the future? This section also contains case studies of practical action to protect the environment undertaken as an expression of faith.;This book includes contributions from Christians from different backgrounds - the Benedictine Order, the World Council of Churches, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Churches.
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  • Catalogue Code 61817
  • Product Code 0304323748
  • EAN 9780304323746
  • Pages 128
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Environment
  • Publisher Orca Books
  • Publication Date Jun 1992
  • Dimensions 234 x 153 x 36 mm
  • Weight 0.219kg

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