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How to Rescue the Earth Without Worshipping Nature: A Christian's Call to Save Creation

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Creation was meant to glorify God. The task of the Christian, writes Tony Campolo, is not to worship nature, but to join with nature in worshiping God. "Being concerned about the environment is a biblically mandated command, and acting to rescue creation ... is a Christian obligation," Campolo says.

Using the Bible and other Christian writings, Campolo builds a case for Ch
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Hardcover, 213 pages
Published October 28th 1992 by Thomas Nelson Inc
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Robin Shreeves
Mar 27, 2008 rated it it was amazing
As a Christian who is feeling God pushing my head first into the environmental movement, this was a great book that helped me back up what I believe by using Biblical evidence. Campollo argues that it is a Christian's responsibility to care for creation, not just so that we don't ruin the world for future generations, but because creation has its place in worshipping God and by damaging it we are damaging its ability to fully declare God's glory.

While I didn't agree with everything he wrote in
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Rachel
Dec 07, 2007 rated it it was ok
Shelves: christian-living
I appreciate some of what he's saying in terms of the need for Christian environmentalism, but a lot of his theology on animals is pretty out there. ...more
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Tony Campolo is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University and a former faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania. For 40 years, he led the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education, an organization which he founded to create and support programs serving needy communities. More recently, Dr. Campolo has provided leadership for the progressive
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