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Living with other creatures : green exegesis and theology

Author: Richard Bauckham
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2011.
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Overview The Bible and Christian tradition have, at best, offered an ambiguous word in response to Earth's environmental difficulties. At worst, a complex, often one-sided history of interpretation has left the Bible's voice silent. Aiming to bridge these gaps, Richard Bauckham mines scripture and theology, discovering a firm command for Christians to care for all of God's creation and then discusses the generations  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bauckham
ISBN: 9781602584112 1602584117
OCLC Number: 707968311
Description: xiv, 256 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The human place in creation: a biblical overview --
Dominion interpreted: a historical account --
Reading the synoptic gospels ecologically --
Jesus and animals --
Jesus and the wild animals in the wilderness (Mark 1:13) --
Reading the Sermon on the mount in an age of ecological catastrophe --
Joining creation's praise of God --
Creation's praise of God in the book of Revelation --
Creation mysticism in Matthew Fox and Francis of Assisi --
Biodiversity: a biblical-theological perspective.
Responsibility: Richard Bauckham.

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The Bible and Christian tradition have, at best, offered an ambiguous word in response to Earth's environmental difficulties. At worst, a complex, often one-sided history of interpretation has left  Read more...
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"Bauckham reminds the reader that, as Creator, God delights in and cares for all creation. ... He wishes to recover the biblical view of human solidarity with the rest of creation by establishing Read more...

 
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