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What has hermeneutics to do with ecology? What texts, if any, are evoked when you think about what the scriptures may say approximately environmental ethics? to aid readers imagine seriously and obviously in regards to the Bible s relation to trendy environmental matters, this quantity expands the horizons of biblical interpretation to introduce ecological hermeneutics, relocating past an easy dialogue approximately Earth and its materials as subject matters to a examining of the textual content from the viewpoint of Earth. In those groundbreaking essays, 16 students search how one can determine with Earth as they learn and retrieve the position or voice of Earth, a voice formerly ignored or suppressed in the biblical textual content and its interpretation. This learn enriches eco-theology with eco-exegesis, a thorough and well timed discussion among ecology and hermeneutics. The individuals are Vicky Balabanski, Laurie Braaten , Norman Habel, Theodore Hiebert, Cameron Howard, Melissa Tubbs Loya, Hilary Marlow, Susan Miller, Raymond individual, Alice Sinnott, Kristin Swenson, Sigve Tonstad, Peter Trudinger, Marie Turner, Elaine Wainwright, and Arthur Walker-Jones.

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