The Green Bible
The Green Bible will equip and encourage you to see God's vision for creation and help you engage in the work of healing and sustaining it. This first Bible of its kind includes inspirational essays from key leaders such as N. T. Wright, Barbara Brown Taylor, Brian McLaren, Matthew Sleeth, Pope John Paul II, and Wendell Berry. As you read the scriptures anew, The Green Bible will help you see that caring for the earth is not only a calling, but a lifestyle.
- Hardback | 1408 pages
- 147.32 x 218.44 x 43.18mm | 612.35g
- 06 Nov 2008
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, United States
- New Revised Standard Version
This is exactly what the Church needs at this critical time. --Richard Cizik, vice president for Governmental Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals"
Back cover copy
The Green Bible will equip and encourage people to see God's vision for creation and help them engage in the work of healing and sustaining it. With over 1,000 references to the earth in the Bible, compared to 490 references to heaven and 530 references to love, the Bible carries a powerful message for the earth. This Green-Letter edition of the Bible will highlight scriptures in green ink that teach about God's care for creation and how God interacts with creation, in an effort to bring greater awareness to how this message is woven throughout the Old and New Testaments. Essays from leading conservationists and theologians on how to read the Bible through a 'green lens' as well as a green topical index and Green Bible trail guide for personal study will be paired with teachings throughout the ages to show people how caring for God's creation is not only a calling, but a lifestyle. This Bible will include the following distinctive features: - Green-Letter Edition - verses that speak to God's care for creation will be highlighted in green ink - Inspirational poems from St. Francis of Assisi and Wendell Berry - Essays from key leaders and thinkers on various aspects of scripture and its mandate for creation care - Quotes from Christian teachings throughout the ages from St. Augustine to C.S. Lewis - A green topical index - Green Bible Trail study guide - Appendix to include information on ways to get involved and practical steps to take - Printed on recycled paper, using soy-based ink, with a cotton/linen cover - Will utilize the NRSV translation, the most trusted, most accepted, and most accurate translation of the Bible on the market
"This is exactly what the Church needs at this critical time." Richard Cizik, vice president for Governmental Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals