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dc.contributor.authorHayhoe, Douglas
dc.identifier.citationHayhoe, Douglas. “Creation as a Gift: A Neglected Approach to Creation Care.” Science and Christian Belief 29, no. 2 (Oct. 2017): 93-120en_US
dc.description.abstractOur Christian responsibility for ‘every living thing’ (Genesis 1) has long been framed as a matter of creation care. This frame fits well within the broader secular concepts of stewardship and sustainability that have been espoused by many, from development organisations to government funded schools. In recent years, Christian theologians and thought leaders have expanded on the frames within which to address issues of the environment and climate change. These include loving our global neighbours, sharing God’s mission, celebrating the community of creation and embracing a covenant framework. Here, I argue for placing more emphasis on another, complementary perspective, that of considering creation as a gift. Although this idea has been considered by postmodern philosophers and theologians1 and Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic leaders and scholars,2 it has only been briefly referred to in passing by conservative Protestant Christian theologians and scientists concerned with creation care.3 I suggest, however, that only within biblical Christianity can this approach be fully appreciated, as one that motivates us both to give thanksen_US
dc.publisherPaternoster Pressen_US
dc.relation.hasversionPrint version, available in Tyndale University Library: Periodical stacksen_US
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dc.subject.lcshNature—Religious aspects—Christianityen_US
dc.subject.lcshCreation—Biblical teachingen_US
dc.subject.lcshClimate change—Religious aspects—Christianityen_US
dc.subject.lcshEnvironment—Religious aspects—Christianityen_US
dc.titleCreation as a Gift: A Neglected Approach to Creation Careen_US
dc.contributor.affiliationTyndale Universityen_US
dc.contributor.repositoryTyndale University, J. William Horsey Library, 3377 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON, M2M 3S4, Canada. Contact: repository@tyndale.caen_US
dc.identifier.callnumberTyndale University, J. William Horsey Library. Periodical stacksen_US
dc.identifier.issueNo. 2en_US
dc.identifier.journalScience and Christian Beliefen_US
dc.identifier.volumeVolume 29en_US, Milton Keynes, UKen_US
dc.rights.holderAuthentic Media Limited PO Box 6326, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK1 9GG,
dc.subject.keywordCreation careen_US
dc.subject.keywordClimate changeen_US
dc.subject.keywordDerrida, Jacques, 1930-2004en_US
dc.description.noteNote: The author’s surname has been spelled incorrectly by the publication.en_US
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