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Christianity and Ecology

Seeking the Well-Being of Earth and Humans

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780945454205

Publication Date: 02/15/2000

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What can Christianity as a tradition contribute to the struggle to secure the future well-being of the earth community? This collaborative volume, the third in the series on religions of the world and the environment, announces that an ecological reformation, an eco-justice reorientation of Christian theology and ethics, is prominent on the ecumenical agenda.

The authors explore problematic themes that contribute to ecological neglect or abuse and offer constructive insight into and responsive imperatives for ecologically just and socially responsible living.

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