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Earth-honoring FaithReligious Ethics in a New Key$
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Larry L. Rasmussen

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199917006

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.001.0001

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The Faith We Seek

The Faith We Seek

(p.80) 3 The Faith We Seek
Earth-honoring Faith

Larry L. Rasmussen

Oxford University Press

This chapter answers key questions: What are the criteria for judging faith as Earth-honoring and justice-committed? What kind of faith offers renewable moral-spiritual energy to take on tasks that require generations of good work in hard times? What kind of faith seeks out a mutually-enhancing relationship of humans to the rest of nature? What/who are examples of such faith?

Keywords:   Song of Songs, death and renewal, power and privilege, the injuries of nature, new revelation, ethical grace

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