The Environment and Christian Ethics

This book is about the extent, origins and causes of the environmental crisis Dr Northcott argues that Christianity has lost the biblical awareness of the interconnectedness of all life He shows how Christian theologians and believers might recover a ecologically friendly belief system and life style The author provides an important corrective to secular approacheThis book is about the extent, origins and causes of the environmental crisis Dr Northcott argues that Christianity has lost the biblical awareness of the interconnectedness of all life He shows how Christian theologians and believers might recover a ecologically friendly belief system and life style The author provides an important corrective to secular approaches to environmental ethics, including utilitarian individualism, animal rights theories and deep ecology.
The Environment and Christian Ethics This book is about the extent origins and causes of the environmental crisis Dr Northcott argues that Christianity has lost the biblical awareness of the interconnectedness of all life He shows how C

  • Title: The Environment and Christian Ethics
  • Author: Michael S. Northcott Robin Gill
  • ISBN: 9780521576314
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Environment and Christian Ethics”

    1. A highly readable book on a very complex subject. Almost effortlessly Northcott takes the reader on a tour through the environmental crises, the roots of the crises and his suggestions on how to develop a Christian ethical response. He presents an overview of 'rationalist' environmental ethics, whether utilitarian, consequential or ecocentric, or a 'more mystical style of monistic identification with the whole' (p 115) and argues that a Christian approach is different in its 'account of the rela [...]

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