What are They Saying about Environmental Theology?
In this timely and important work, John Hart offers an in-depth analysis of Catholic Church teachings on the environment and environmental themes. He explores the foundations and development of this thought, and provides an original presentation of essential elements of a wholistic environmental theology that interrelates concern for creation, community, and the common good. In a clear and concise manner he presents and explores official statements from Rome from Vatican II onward, with flashbacks to earlier eras, and from national bishops in the Americas. And he focuses on writings and teachings of Native Americans and theologians in the U.S. and Latin America. On a practical level, he offers suggestions for reflection and action by individuals and communities.
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Catholic Moral Theology in the United States: A History
Charles E. Curran
Limited preview - 2008