Augustine and the Environment (Augustine in Conversation: by John Doody,Kim Paffenroth,Mark Smillie

By John Doody,Kim Paffenroth,Mark Smillie

This quantity brings into discussion the traditional knowledge of Augustine of Hippo, a bishop of the early Christian Church of the fourth and 5th centuries, with modern theologians and ethicists relating to the surroundings and humanity’s position in and accountability to it. The members range largely of their estimation of the way sustained and priceless one of these discussion should be, from outright dismissal of the church father to prolonged hypothesis with him and in his spirit. Their conclusions influence our perspectives of God and either human and non-human production. Such engagement should still impact any destiny dialogue of ways Christianity and environmentalism can have interaction or effect each other.

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