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Biblical prophets and contemporary environmental ethics

Hilary Marlow

Biblical prophets and contemporary environmental ethics

Re-Reading Amos, Hosea and First Isaiah

by Hilary Marlow

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Environmental ethics -- Biblical teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementHilary Marlow.
    ContributionsBarton, John, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .M369 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24118162M
    ISBN 100199569053
    ISBN 109780199569052
    LC Control Number2009292681


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Includes a survey of creation theology in church history and a detailed exegetical study of the texts of the biblical prophets Amos, Hosea, and First Isaiah. Leading scholars reflect critically on the kinds of appeal to the Bible that have been made in environmental ethics and ecotheoloogy and engage with biblical texts with a view towards exploring their contribution to an ecological ethics.

The essays explore the kind of hermeneutic necessary for such engagement to be fruitful for contemporary theology and ethics.

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BIBLICAL PROPHETS AND CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS. By Hilary Marlow. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xvi + $ Marlow's work joins a growing number of contributions from biblical scholars that address issues related to the environmental crisis.

The book can be easily divided into two major sections. Chapter 1 opens with a broad overview of. Book. Justice, Posterity, and the Environment Wilfred Beckerman and Joanna Pasek. Published Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics.

Book. This is because the environmental problems in poor countries—such as lack of clean drinking water or decent sanitation—are problems that affect them here and now, whereas in rich.

The Old Testament, particularly the Former Prophets, has been regarded as having a negative attitude towards foreigners. In this NSBT volume, David Firth argues that the Former Prophets subvert the exclusivist approach in order to show that the people of God are not defined by ethnicity but rather by their willingness to commit themselves to the purposes of Yahweh.

Only when we grasp the need for true repentance can we fully understand the gospel Jesus preached. In this NSBT volume, Michael Ovey comments on the relevant biblical material in Luke–Acts and systematic-theological aspects of repentance, then gives a pastoral theology for the corporate life of the people of God today with regard to self-righteousness, hypocrisy, humility, forgiveness, and.

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The Judaeo-Christian tradition has been held partly to blame for a negative attitude to creation - one that has legitimised the exploitative use of the. Biblical Prophets & Contemporary Environmental Issues By Hilary Marlow Oxford University Press Review by Peter Lockhart It was more by chance than good design that I came across the book by Hilary Marlow bringing some of the Biblical Prophets into conversation with contemporary environmental issues.

Buy Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics from Church House Bookshop. Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics: Re-Reading Amos, Hosea and First Isaiah. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) “The Other Prophet.

The Voice of the Earth in the Book of Amos” in Exploring Ecological Hermeneutics. Eds. Norman Habel and Peter Trudinger, (Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, ). Ethics in the Bible refers to the system(s) or theory(ies) produced by the study, interpretation, and evaluation of biblical morals, (including the moral code, standards, principles, behaviors, conscience, values, rules of conduct, or beliefs concerned with good and evil and right and wrong), that are found in the Hebrew and Christian comprises a narrow part of the larger fields of.

The Book of the Twelve Prophets covers a range of conditions in the life of Israel, each of which brings its own challenges.

The unifying theme of these prophets is that in God there is no split between the work of worship and the work of daily life. Nor is there a split between individual wellbeing and the common good. Biblical Prophets - Free Bible Study Online. Agabus. Agabus was one of the prophets who came down from Judea to bring Paul the Apostle a message.

While taking Paul's belt, he tied his own feet and hands and said that "The Holy Spirit says, 'In this way the Jews of Jerusalem will bind the owner of this belt and will hand him over to the Gentiles.'".

Bradford argues that it is in the interpretation of the revelation that the prophets are likely to make mistakes (Acts ; 1 Pet ). For example, E.

White misunderstood the vision of the shut door. Since prophets are humans, they sometimes fall short of God’s ideal for them. The book emphasizes the human side of inspiration. Central virtues and principles in Jewish ethics Major themes in biblical ethics.

The writings attributed to the Biblical prophets exhort all people to lead a righteous life. Kindness to the needy, benevolence, faith, compassion for the suffering, a peace-loving disposition, and a truly humble and contrite spirit, are the virtues which the Prophets hold up for emulation.

The proper model for environmental caretaking from a biblical perspective is stewardship (Gen. 2; Luke ). The Christian environmental steward first recognizes that nature, like everything else in heaven and earth, was created by God, belongs to God, and is valued by God for itself. The Prophets of Israel Viewed as a Whole Their Designation The first division of the Old Testament was known as the Law with the second being called the Former Prophets, but these included four books which have already been outlined—Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings.

Though these books deal with the history of Israel, they were composed from a prophetic viewpoint and possibly even the. See for example Theodore Hiebert The Yahwist’s Landscape: Nature and Religion in Early Israel (New York: Oxford University Press ); Ronald Simkins Yahweh’s Activity in History and Nature in the Book of Joel (Lewiston: E.

Mellen Press ); see also the discussion in Marlow Biblical Prophets and Environmental Ethics pp. Cited by: 1. The colonial European settlers’ genocidal theft of land is the necessary framework for any truthful account of environmental ethics in the context of the Americas.

In Our History Is the Future, Nick Estes writes about a specific act of environmental ethics in North America rooted in indigenous history and tradition.

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Biblical Environmental Ethics. Calvin DeWitt, an expert on faith-based environmental stewardship, has been a professor at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies for more than four early work focused on the stewardship and care of wetland ecologies.

An Evangelical Christian, Dr. DeWitt is also a leader among faith-based coalitions that aim to. Book Review: Biblical Perspectives On Environmental IssuesHilary Marlow, Biblical Prophets: Contemporary Environmental Ethics (Oxford: OUP, £ pp. ISBN:. On the basis of a biblical worldview and ethics, as well as of sound science, economics, and public policy principles, we believe sound environmental stewardship celebrates and promotes human life, freedom, and economic development as compatible with, even essential for, the good of the whole environment.

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