Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment (2020)

Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment George B. Handley Terry B. Ball Steven L. Peck Stewardship and the Creation LDS Perspectives on the Environment Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints have much to contribute in meeting the increasing challenges of environmental degradation To foster conversation and to improve our practices
  • Title: Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment
  • Author: George B. Handley Terry B. Ball Steven L. Peck
  • ISBN: 0842526188
  • Page: 211
  • Format: Hardcover
Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment George B. Handley Terry B. Ball Steven L. Peck Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints have much to contribute in meeting the increasing challenges of environmental degradation To foster conversation and to improve our practices of earthly stewardship, the editors have gathered, in one volume, a wide variety of views on these important issues Selected from an interdisciplinary symposium at BrighamMembers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints have much to contribute in meeting the increasing challenges of environmental degradation To foster conversation and to improve our practices of earthly stewardship, the editors have gathered, in one volume, a wide variety of views on these important issues Selected from an interdisciplinary symposium at Brigham Young University, the essays are intended to inspire members to consider carefully the nature of their own stewardship in caring for God s creations as well as to create dialogue and find common ground with those of other persuasions.This compilation demonstrates that Latter day Saint scriptures and teachings provide a consistent picture of human beings as stewards accountable before God for the use and care of His creations The book reaffirms and develops further what previous examinations of our theology and history have repeatedly demonstrated our religion offers a vital perspective on, and a foundation for, effective environmental stewardship that encompasses the best impulses of both liberal generosity and conservative restraint.
Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment George B. Handley Terry B. Ball Steven L. Peck

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One thought on “Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment

  1. Julie

    Wow I could hardly read this book fast enough it was absolutely fascinating A series of essays that came out of a symposium held at BYU in 2004, it illuminated areas in which the Church and its members are doing good for the earth and its inhabitants eco justice and social justice , and plenty of areas where we have forgotten the teachings of early Church leaders like Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, or allowed other concerns to override the application of such doctrines that pertain to our respo [...]

  2. Eric

    This is a book of professional essays written by various LDS scholars who have a background, or at least a knowledge, in Environmental issues It took me the first couple of essays to get back into this kind of reading again It been since I was in the Environmental Geography program at the U of U,back in the late 1990 s and early 2000 s since I ve done this kind of reading It was a great experience reading this issue again I loved getting to know of a church and church member view on the environ [...]

  3. Academic Eric

    For an expanded perspective on economics, including human and environmental capital , I found most interesting the chapter essay titled Environmental Stewardship and Economic Prosperity, by Donald L Adolphson, professor at the Romney Institute of Public Management at BYU This is what I rate with five stars The rest of this book I have not had the desire to read as of yet.Why have this book on less obvious GoodReads shelves The relation between our human resources and environmental resources, as [...]

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