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The eco-justice crisis and a local church

The eco-justice crisis and a local church

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Published in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Social justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Wayne Thornton.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 83 leaves.
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16778043M

    Green Faith Book Study and Webinar: Want to learn more about the ways in which faith can inform our response to the climate crisis? Looking to start or revive a green team at your church? Gather a group to participate in a conference-wide book study of Green Faith: Mobilizing God’s People to Save the Earth by Rev. Fletcher Harper. Group. It just sort of saturated the life of the church. We all just sat with it together for 6 weeks, so, by the end, everybody was thinking about it, and everybody had time to think about it,” said Lowry. Bringing the series out of the church and involving the local community was also helpful in the process. Check out the latest Eco-Justice Newsletter produced by the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network in Connecticut. Presbyterian Church (USA) will host a conference on lifestyle, globalization, and sustainability August , , at Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA).


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Nov 06,  · Eco-justice means working to heal, defend, and work toward justice for all God’s creation and all people. This blog from the Presbyterian Hunger Program (PHP) offers environmental and sustainable living education, advocacy, and action opportunities to accompany you on your own journey.

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Church leaders may be convinced about the need for eco-justice (that is: going to the roots of environmental problems, while healing the earth and improving people’s lives in a sustainable manner); but how to translate this information, and what to do about it as a church.