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Introduction to Christian Environmentalism Ecology, Virtue, and Ethics

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ISBN-10: 148130173X

ISBN-13: 9781481301732

Edition: 2014

Authors: Kathryn D. Blanchard, Kevin J. O'Brien

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Christians share a common concern for the earth. Evangelicals emphasize creation care; mainline Protestants embrace the green movement; the Catholic Church lists “10 deadly environmental sins”; and the Eastern Orthodox Patriarch has declared climate change an urgent issue of social and economic justice.This textbook examines seven contemporary environmental challenges through the lens of classical Christian virtues. Authors Kathryn Blanchard and Kevin O’Brien use these classical Christian virtues to discover a “golden mean” between extreme positions by pairing each virtue with a pernicious environmental problem.Students are thus led past political pitfalls and encouraged to care for other…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Baylor University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 230
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Kathryn D. Blanchard is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Alma College in Alma, Michigan. She is the author of several articles on economic and sexual ethics.

Kevin J. O'Brien is Alann P. Bedford Professor of Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley.