Environmental Studies

What role should believers have in caring for God's creation in light of Genesis 1:26-28 and Romans 8:20-22?

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Mission in the Context of Covenant: Implications for the Environment

by Howard A. Snyder

Mission that does not take God’s covenant with the earth seriously and strategically is not holistic, integral, or really faithful. If it doesn’t include the land, it’s not the whole gospel.

Earth-conscious mission has always been an urgent priority. It is even more so now, due to the destructive effects of climate change, the poisoning of the oceans, extinction of species, declining biodiversity, growing pollution from plastics (like plastic bottles and Styrofoam), lack of support for environmentally-conscious political leaders, and failure of Christians and other humans to recycle in all the ways possible.

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