The serpent in the garden - sin and the anthropocene

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This chapter examines human culpability for global warming, as well as key statements by church leaders about climate change, to show that the language of sin, while a theologically appropriate description of humanity's extractive and abusive relationship with the planet, is strikingly absent.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTheology on a defiant earth
Subtitle of host publicationSeeking hope in the anthropocene
EditorsJonathan Cole, Peter Walker
Place of PublicationLanham, Maryland
PublisherLexington Books
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781666903232
ISBN (Print)9781666903225
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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