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Natural saints : how people of faith are working to save God's Earth

Author: Mallory D McDuff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mallory McDuff shows that churches and faith organizations are reconnecting with conservation and working to save the natural world.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mallory D McDuff
ISBN: 9780199335954 0199335958 9780195379570 0195379578
OCLC Number: 868084296
Notes: "First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2013"--Title page verso.
Originally published: 2010.
Description: x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Introduction - The Doxology and a Communion of Saints: A Journey with Faith and Earth ; Chapter 1 Protecting Human Dignity: Fair Food, Farmworker Rights, and the Church ; Chapter 2 Feeding the Hungry: Gardening for God's Children ; Chapter 3 Creating Sacred Spaces: Energy Efficiency, Green Jobs, and Green Building ; Chapter 4 Responding to Natural Disaster and Rebuilding: Loss and Resurrection on the Gulf Coast ; Chapter 5 Promoting Justice: Environmental Justice, Toxic Tours, and GreenFaith ; Chapter 6 Making a Pilgrimage: Mountaintop Removal, Water, and Wildflowers ; Chapter 7 Educating Youth: Solar Panels at Camp, Creation Care at Sunday School ; Chapter 8 Bearing Witness: Engaging People of Faith in Environmental Advocacy ; Conclusion ; Afterword by Reverend Brian Cole ; Notes ; Index
Responsibility: Mallory McDuff.

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