Although the environmental crisis has been recognized as an international threat, Christian attempts to reconcile their religious traditions and the earth are just beginning. 'Christian Faith and the Environment' challenges churches to take a stand for environmental concerns. Hill explores how twentieth-century theologians such as Karl Rahner, Bernard Lonergan, and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin have taught Christians to build bridges between Christianity and creation. Examining sacramental rites, church documents, and feminist theological insights on ecology, Hill outlines a Christian environmental spirituality and traces the ethical challenges posed by our new awareness of our environment.There are many new fizctories belching black smoke all day and night, and I drive to work in the heavy trafiic through a blue haze. Other day I saw a young mother and her baby riding in the back of a panel truck and the thick exhaust was blowing right in their faces. Twenty million people live in this city and most of them use propane gas for heating water and cooking. Many of our ... to get to work? 76 make things worse, the city is using groundwater at twice the rate of natural recharge.
|Title||:||Christian Faith and the Environment|
|Author||:||Brennan R. Hill|
|Publisher||:||Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2007-03-16|