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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ellen F Davis
|ISBN:||9780521518345 0521518342 9780521732239 0521732239|
|Description:||xvii, 234 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Rupture and re-membering --
Reading the Bible through agrarian eyes --
Seeing with God : Israel's poem of creation --
Leaving Egypt behind : embracing the wilderness economy --
A wholesome materiality : reading Leviticus --
Covenantal economics : the biblical case for a local economy --
Running on poetry : the agrarian prophets --
Wisdom or sloth? : the character of work --
The faithful city.
|Responsibility:||Ellen F. Davis ; foreword by Wendell Berry.|
"The biblical writers were familiar with disputes over land use and land care, and the economics of food production were critical to their perspective. Reading the Bible from this perspective opens
- Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
- Land use -- Biblical teaching.
- Agricultural conservation -- Biblical teaching.
- Bible. -- Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.