This study looks at the setting up of marine protection areas (MPAs) as an example of good stewardship, and how it might exemplify the theological concerns of sabbath, justice and humility.
With a central theme of water, this glorious collection brings together a tale or poem from each of fifty-four different countries.
Author: Claire Foster and David Shreeve Publisher: Church House Publishing ISBN: 978-0715141274 Many churches are taking action to reduce their carbon footprints. But recycling and changing lightbulbs are only the first steps. Written by the authors of How Many Lightbulbs Does it Take to Change a Christian?, this handbook gives clergy and church leaders the tools […]
Author: David Shreeve, Natan Levy, Harfiyah Haleem Publisher: Kube Publishing ISBN: 9781847740410 Sharing Eden sets out to show how respect for the environment is at the heart of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths. Today’s environmental concerns can trace their heritage through scriptures, teachings and actions known to generations across the centuries. The millions of […]
Author: Claire Foster and David Shreeve Publisher: Church House Publishing ISBN: 978-0715141274 Did you know that changing just one high energy lightbulb to a low energy one saves 75kg of carbon dioxide a year? That’s 7,500 party balloonsful. This full-colour book provides hundreds of practical ideas for making SMALL changes to your lifestyle that can make […]
Author: Winston Halapua Publisher: Canterbury Press ISBN: 9781853119224 This short and highly readable text opens up what will be a completely new and inviting way of understanding God and approaching the task of theology from a unique perspective – the deep understanding of and identification with the ocean of the people of the Pacific. Surrounded by the vastness […]
Author: Christiana Z Peppard Publisher: Orbis Books ISBN: 978-1626980563 Do we truly understand the significance of fresh water in an era of economic globalization? Aimed at the educated non-specialist as well as scholars, Just Water explores important aspects of the global fresh water crisis while also providing ethical analysis and principled recommendations about fresh water use and […]
Author: Alice Outwater Publisher: Basic Books ISBN: 978-0-465-03780-3 An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of why our waterways continue to be polluted—and what needs to be done to save this essential natural resource. Water: A Natural History takes us back to the diaries of the first […]
Author: Maude Barlow Publisher: The New Press ISBN: 978-1595584533 Blue Covenant addresses an environmental crisis that—together with global warming—poses one of the gravest threats to our survival. How did the world’s most vital resource become imperiled? And what must we do to pull back from the brink? In “stark and nearly devastating prose” (Booklist), world–renowned activist and […]
Author: Steven Solomon Publisher: HarperCollins ISBN: 9780060548308 In Water, esteemed journalist Steven Solomon describes a terrifying—and all too real—world in which access to fresh water has replaced oil as the primary cause of global conflicts that increasingly emanate from drought-ridden, overpopulated areas of the world. Meticulously researched and undeniably prescient, Water is a stunningly clear-eyed action […]