What does the gospel have to say about how Christians are to think about the environment? This article offers four thoughts that are related to the Bible's story of creation, fall, redemption, and consummation.
What is a good Christian theological basis for protecting and developing the environment and the ecological system? After giving an overview of the environmental crisis the world is in, the author reflects on the threefold office of believers as prophets, priests, and kings, as it applies to the Christian and the environment.
The biblical account of creation, as well as the manner in which the Bible shows the relationship between man and creation, warrants a biblical study on the theology of the environment. This article shows that the biblical teaching of creation and the role of man as the image of God in creation shapes this perspective on the environment.
Hartropp looks at the inadequacies of neo-classical economics. He compares it to the great Christian tradition of just price theory and examines the resurgence of just price economics in the Fair Trade Movement. Prices paid and received in markets should reflect justice to all the participants. Prices can be too low or too high.
This lecture is on the care of creation. Francis Bacon was the first person to understand the dominion given to humans at Creation as a task for the progressive exploitation of the resources of creation for the improvement of human life. Before this, people had taken the command of Genesis 1:28 as authorizing the ordinary ways in which people already made use of non-human creation - i.e. farming, hunting, fishing, etc.