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Spiritual ecology

Spiritual ecology is an emerging field in religion, conservation, and academia recognizing that there is a spiritual facet to all issues related to conservation , environmentalism , and earth stewardship . Proponents of Spiritual Ecology for the health of the earth and the environment. (more…)

Matthew Sleeth (Christian environmentalist)

Matthew Sleeth, MD is an author, speaker, and advocate of creation care . A former emergency room physician, Sleeth wrote His first book, Serve God, Save the Planet [1] ( Zondervan ), in May 2006. since then, he has spoken more than 900 times [2] in churches, schools and media outlets to about the biblical mandate to care for the Earth. (more…)

Renewal (movie)

Renewal is a 2008 documentary film . It is a feature-length documentary about religious-environmental activists. [1] Directed and produced by American filmmakers Marty Ostrow and Terry Kay Rockefeller, the film includes eight stories that represent the growing religious-environmental movement. Each story is set in a different religious tradition, addressing a different environmental concern. Renewal Began airing public television stations are in the United States in April, 2009. [2] (more…)

Pollution and the Death of Man

Pollution and the Death of Man is an ecological and philosophical work by the American presuppositionalist theologian Francis A. Schaeffer , published in 1970. [1] (more…)

kaitiaki

Kaitiaki is a New Zealand term used for the Māori concept of guardianship , for the sky , the sea , and the land. A kaitiaki is a guardian , and the process and practices of protecting and looking after the environment are referred to as kaitiakitanga [1] (more…)

Environmental theology

Environmental theology pertains to “The study of God’s relationship to the environment” (Jacobus, 2004). (more…)

Ebor Readings

The Ebor Lectures are an annual series of readings in the United Kingdom which, together with public life, considers the role of the public in the field of public policy, economics, contemporary culture and spirituality. [1] The first series began in 2006-2007 with the theme of Liberating Text? Revelation, Identity and Public Life and transcripts for this series have been published as a book Liberating Texts? . The 2007-2008 series had the theme of Globalization and Identity . (more…)

Tom Cotter (environmentalist)

Tom Cotter (born 1972) is an American conservationist , social entrepreneur, renewable energy advocate, and ordained evangelical minister living in Clovis , California . (more…)

Shane Claiborne

Shane Claiborne (born July 11, 1975) is a Christian activist and author who is a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement and one of the founding members of the intentional community , the Simple Way , in Philadelphia , Pennsylvania. [1] [2] Claiborne is also a social activist, advocating for nonviolence and service to the poor. He is the author of the book, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical . [3] (more…)

Richard Cizik

Richard Cizik is President of the New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good. He was the Vice President for Governmental Affairs of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) and one of the most prominent Evangelical lobbyists in the United States . [1] [2] In his position with the NAE, Cizik’s primary responsibilities were setting the organization’s policy on issues and lobbying the White House , Congress , and the Supreme Court . [1] Cizik also served as NAE’s national spokesman and edited monthly magazine, NAE Washington Insight . [1]Since 2003, Cizik has been active in a type of environmentalism known as ” creation care “; his stance on global warming has drawn both support and criticism from fellow Evangelicals. [3] [4] He serves on the Board of Advisors of the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions . (more…)