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Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Willis Jenkins

Abstract

Christianity struggles to show how living on earth matters for living with God. While people of faith increasingly seek practical ways to respond to the environmental crisis, theology has had difficulty contextualizing the crisis and interpreting the responses. This book presents a field-shaping introduction to Christian environmental ethics that offers resources for renewing theology. Observing how religious environmental practices often draw on concepts of grace, the book maps the way Christian environmental strategies draw from traditions of salvation as they engage the problems of environm ... More

Keywords: environmental crisis, environmental ethics, environmental practices, Christianity, theological traditions, ecojustice, stewardship, ecological spirituality, sanctification, redemption

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195328516
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Willis Jenkins, author
Margaret Farley Assistant Professor of Social ethics, Yale Divinity School
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