Ecology, Justice, and Christian Faith

Ecology, Justice, and Christian Faith

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The first comprehensive and critical overview of Christian perspectives on the relationship between social justice and ecological integrity, this annotated bibliography focuses on works that include ecological issues, social-ethical values and problems, and explicitly theological or religious reflection on ecological and social ethics and their interrelations. This body of moral reflection on the relationship between ecological ethics and social and economic justice (sometimes called eco-justice) will be of interest to those involved in religious education, research, liturgical renewal, public policy recommendations, community action, lay witness, and personal life-style transformation. The work is comprised of an introductory review essay followed by over 500 complete annotations. As a contemporary subject, much has been written in the past 30 years about the Christian approaches to the relationship between ecological integrity and social justice. The literature comes from a variety of disciplines and perspectives: from biblical studies to philosophical theology and cultural criticism; and from evangelical theory to process, feminist, and creation-centered theologies. Although there have been significant movements and developments in this literature, much writing seems unaware of other or earlier discussions of the interrelationships. This volume brings all the works together.aquot;An Ecological Ethic.aquot; Christian Century 87 (7 October 1970): 1180-84. This essay represents a condensed presentation of ideas that Barbour develops in Technology, Environment and Human Values (258) and Ethics in an Age of Technologyanbsp;...

Title:Ecology, Justice, and Christian Faith
Author:Peter W. Bakken, Joan Gibb Engel, J. Ronald Engel
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1995-01-01


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