9780567033284

Creation's Diversity Voices from Theology and Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780567033284

  • ISBN10:

    0567033287

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury T&T Clark

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Summary

Through a series of fascinating essays Creation's Diversity examines the concept of environmental engagement in the context of religious convictions.

Table of Contents

Creation's Diversity: Voices from Theology and Sciencep. 1
Rationality and Mystery in the Universe: The Need for Dialogue between Science and Religionp. 7
A Diversity of Visions of Creationp. 13
Geohistory, Gaia Science and an Ecological Theologyp. 15
Humans as Part of Nature: The Concept of Life and the Temporal Implications of Actionsp. 26
The Noble Leviathan and the Twisted Serpent: An Eastern Orthodox Perspective on the Ecological Message of Genesis, Job and Isaiahp. 43
The Creatures' Yes and No to their Creator: A Proposal in Evolutionary Theology, Kenotic Trinitarianism, and Environmental Ethicsp. 58
The Diversity of Environments : Nature and Technology as Competing Mythsp. 78
New Cosmologies and Sacred Stories: Re-imagining the Human-Environment Relationship via Religio-Scientific Metaphor and Mythp. 89
Sustaining Creation's Diversityp. 113
Sustaining Diversity or Developing Sustainablyp. 115
How Green is Progress? The Need for Science and Religion in Sustaining Biodiversityp. 133
Is Sustaining Diversity Theologically Virtuous?p. 155
Sustaining Diversity: From Science and Morality to Religion or just Economy?p. 164
Objectivity, Truth and Diversity in Science and Religion: The Interplay of Ideasp. 175
Sustaining Diversity: Religious Pluralism and the Challenge for Theologyp. 181
Indexp. 187
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