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Kingfisher's Fire: A Story of Hope for God's Earth

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Taking its title and its driving spirit from the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, Kingfisher's Fire tells the remarkable story of A Rocha (the rock)--a Christian environmentalist group--through the eyes of its founder, Peter Harris. In Kingfisheri's Fire, Harris delightfully blends his personal story with that of A Rocha, recounting how a passionately held vision has impac ...more
Paperback, 221 pages
Published July 11th 2008 by Monarch Books (first published January 18th 2008)
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Nicole
Dec 30, 2011 rated it liked it
It was really encouraging to read a Christian perspective on environmental conservation (and what that means on a wider level), and now I want to learn more about creation care theology, and why it is I care about creation, and how to explain that biblically.

"One tried and tested way we deal with inconvenient animals is to domesticate them, and Western Society has been domesticating Christians for centuries." (29)

"If people are involved for relatively short periods, their departure and the end o
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Bonnie
May 29, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a great introduction to the A Rocha movement and a good apologia for active Christian conservationism (as opposed to Christian environmental ethics), of which there are few ... or none I have ever seen! The writing is a little hard to follow at points and the narrative jumps from one site to another, but the timeframe and enormity of the globe covered in this little book offers just excuse. A definite read for any Christians interested in activating their faith in their conservationism.
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