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17 September 2015

CONRADIE, E. M. Christian faith and the earth: current paths and emerging horizons in ecotheology [online]. London : Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2014. ISBN 9780567567659. Available from: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/wcccoe/detail.action?docID=10840073 [Restricted access WCC]. Table of contents: http://alltitles.ebrary.com/Doc?id=10840073.

Christianity has often been accused for being complicit in ecological destruction. In response, Christian ecotheology offers both a Christian critique of environmental destruction and an ecological critique of Christianity. It thus encourages an ecological reformation of the Christian tradition for the sake of the whole earth. This volume focuses such a dual critique on the content and significance of the Christian faith in order to confront those aspects that may undermine an environmental praxis, ethos and spirituality. Each of the essays explores one of the core Christian symbols, seeks to capture the current state of the debate in this regard, identifies emerging horizons for such an ecological reformation and invites conversation on the road ahead… See more at: http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/christian-faith-and-the-earth-9780567567659/#sthash.edfdflXi.dpuf