ecology

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s selection comes from The Way of Jesus Christ in his section on the community of creation: The aggressive ethic of the modern world reflects the mentality of unreconciled human beings and their nihilistic dreams of almighty power. An ethic of reconciliation serves the common life of…

Since Earth Day was last week, I thought I’d do a belated Earth Day-edition Moltmann Monday for you, from this fantastic little section in Moltmann’s newest book, The Fullness of Life. If you want a quick, succinct description of a whole-earth Christian ecology, he gives you one in 5 pages….

Happy Moltmann Monday! Today’s passage comes from Sun of Righteousness, Arise! in a chapter on evolution and Christian theology, and in a section on new research in neurobiology. The frame of reference for interpreting the evolution of life does not have to be the ‘war of nature’ and the ‘struggle…

Happy Moltmann Monday! It also happens to be Columbus Day, so I thought we might benefit from hearing Moltmann talk with us about ecological rights, human rights, and how they are inextricably connected. So our excerpt today comes from Ethics of HopeĀ in chapter 15. It’s a little dense, so read…

Happy Moltmann Monday! In light of Earth Day last week, I’m sharing a section of God in Creation today, from the very beginning of the book where Moltmann outlines some guiding ideas for his ecological theology (bold mine, italics Moltmann’s) Modern thinking has developed by way of an objectifying, analytical,…

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