Climate Church, Climate World: How People Of Faith Must Work For Change

byJim AntalForeword byBill McKibben

February 19, 2018|
Climate Church, Climate World: How People Of Faith Must Work For Change by Jim Antal
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Climate Church, Climate World argues that climate change is the greatest moral challenge humanity has ever faced. Hunger, refugees, poverty, inequality, deadly viruses, war-climate change multiplies all forms of global social injustice. Environmental leader Reverend Jim Antal presents a compelling case that it''s time for the church to meet this moral challenge, just as the church addressed previous moral challenges. Antal calls for the church to embrace a new vocation so that future generations might live in harmony with God''s creation. After describing how we have created the dangers our planet now faces, Antal urges the church to embrace a new vocation, one focused on collective salvation and an expanded understanding of the Golden Rule (Golden Rule 2.0). He suggests ways people of faith can reorient what they prize through new approaches to worship, preaching, witnessing and other spiritual practices that honor creation and cultivate hope.
Jim Antal is a denominational leader, activist, and public theologian. He serves as the national spokesperson on climate change for the United Church of Christ. Yale Divinity School recently honored Antal with the William Sloane Coffin Award for Peace and Justice, in recognition of his lifelong advocacy for nuclear disarmament, racial ...
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Title:Climate Church, Climate World: How People Of Faith Must Work For Change
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:242 pages, 9.04 X 5.98 X 0.71 in
Shipping dimensions:242 pages, 9.04 X 5.98 X 0.71 in
Published:February 19, 2018
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781538110690

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