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The role of community in the writings of select theologians and ecologists

The role of community in the writings of select theologians and ecologists

examining the relationship of ecology and animal rights

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Published by National Library Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linzey, Andrew -- Contributions in animal rights.,
  • Leopold, Aldo, -- 1886-1948.,
  • Callicott, J. Baird.,
  • Midgley, Mary, -- 1919-,
  • Animals -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sarah Jane Samplonius.
    SeriesCanadian thesis -- MQ-36605.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (119 frames).
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18645885M
    ISBN 100612366057
    OCLC/WorldCa46574527

    This book is a superb reference for students of theology and history, and definitely "fills in the blanks" for anyone with a limited view of medieval theology. Pelikan's writing is surprisingly readable, though it is sometimes cumbersome to have to keep checking the "marginalia" and separate listing of sources to ascertain who wrote s:   A must-read." (Ronald J. Sider, professor of theology, Palmer Seminary at Eastern University, and author of Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger) "In our polarized world, and in an equally polarized church, Rich Nathan and Insoo Kim's book, Both-And, is a breath of fresh s:

    Christology, Christian reflection, teaching, and doctrine concerning Jesus of Nazareth. Christology is the part of theology that is concerned with the nature and work of Jesus, including such matters as the Incarnation, the Resurrection, and his human and divine natures and their relationship. The. E. Calvin Beisner, Associate Professor of Historical Theology and Social Ethics, Knox Theological Seminary Michael Cromartie, Vice President & Director of Evangelical Studies, Ethics and Public Policy Center Dr. Thomas Sieger Derr, Professor of Religion, Smith College Diane Knippers, President, Institute for Religion and Democracy Dr. P.J. Hill, President, Association of Christian Economists.

    Evocations of Grace: The Writings of Joseph Sittler on Ecology, Theology, Ethics (Eerdmans, ). The Greening of Theology, by Steven Bouma-Prediger (Scholars Press, ). Life is a Miracle: An Essay Against Modern Superstition, by Wendell Berry (Counterpoint, ). Heresy is a theological concept that has played a major role in Christianity, so one would expect that it would receive appropriate attention in a book about Christian theology. As McGrath states, "The notion of 'heresy' is and remains of genuine theological importance" (p. ).


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