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Creation Care

Though there is continued argument whether humankind has truly brought about climate change and the effects of global warming, most evangelicals agree that stewardship of God’s creation is a biblical principle. When it comes to how that environmental stewardship should be executed, however, disagreement abounds.

  • Subscriber Access OnlySecond Coming Ecology
    We care for the environment precisely because God will create a new earth.
  • Creation Care Needs Christ
    Subscriber Access OnlyA Covenant with the Earth
    Why the work of Christ makes all the difference in our care of creation.
  • Subscriber Access OnlyGreening of the Gospel?
    Evangelical environmentalists press to add creation care to the church's mission.
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  • AP Poll: Ecology, religion a natural mix for some Americans - US News
    The AP-NORC and Yale analysis of Americans' environmental attitudes identified nine distinct segments of the U.S. population, each with a different relationship with the environment. Members of one group, called the "Religious Greens," are among those most likely to attend church at least once a week. A majority of this group trusts their religious beliefs over scientific explanations when the two conflict.
  • Creation Care tried to bring evangelicals into the climate movement. Here's why it failed. - Vox
    The environmental movement's engagement with evangelicals was, in the words of Michael Northrup (who was with the Rockefeller Foundation at the time), "much more of a tactical play than it was an institutional play." There was no real cultural understanding, no view into the internal dynamics of the evangelical world. It was shallow and almost entirely instrumental.

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