The Green Bible

The Green Bible

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Is God green? Did Jesus have anything to say about the environment? With over 1,000 references to the earth in the Bible, the message is clear. All of God's creation--nature, animals, and humanity--are inextricably linked to one another. As creation cares for us, we too are called to care for creation and engage in the work of healing and sustaining it. Read the scriptures anew with The Green Bible as your guide and discover how caring for the earth is not only a calling, but also a lifestyle.Special features: Green-letter edition--over 1,000 verses highlightedGreen topical index and "The Green Bible Trail Guide" for further studyInspirational essays by scholars and leaders such as N. T. Wright, Barbara Brown Taylor, and Brian McLarenEnvironmentally friendly--recycled paper and soy-based ink
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1440 pages
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 33.02mm | 657.71g
  • HarperOne
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0061951129
  • 9780061951121
  • 611,462

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"This is exactly what the Church needs at this critical time."--Richard Cizik, vice president for Governmental Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals
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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.
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217 ratings
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4 28% (60)
3 10% (21)
2 5% (11)
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