Environmentalism Archive

Should Christians Be Environmentalists?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 33, number 04 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Environmentalist: a person who is concerned with or advocates the protection of the environment (The New Oxford American Dictionary). SYNOPSIS Since the beginning of the modern environmental movement, secular […]

Are Animists Model Environmentalists?

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 02 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS From the earliest days of the modern environmental movement, American environmentalists have claimed that tribal societies are more ecologically sensitive than cultures embracing Christianity. They claim, moreover, […]

In Search of an Eco-Friendly Religion

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 33, number 2 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org This issue’s cover article by Brian Godawa, “Avatar: A Postmodern Pagan Myth” (p. 08) dovetails nicely with Dan Story’s feature article, “Are Animists Model Environmentalists?” (p. 44), and […]

Avatar: A Postmodern Pagan Myth

Please tell us on Facebook: What do you think about the movie Avatar? This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume33, number2 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Avatar, the special effects extravaganza movie by James Cameron, has just recently become the number one box-office […]

AVATAR

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume33, number2 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Avatar, the special effects extravaganza movie by James Cameron, has just recently become the number one box-office blockbuster of all time. But more importantly, we live in a global world, […]

Christians and the Environment: How Should Christians Think about the Environment?

Summary The claim that Christianity teaches care for the environment has been challenged from both outside and inside the church. By those outside the church, the Christian faith has been accused of holding to a theology that encourages exploitation of the environment. This is based on both a misreading of Scripture as well as the […]

Radical Environmentalism

THE CASE AGAINST RADICAL ENVIRONMENTALISM by Ronald Nash Summary The environment in America is cleaner today than at any time in this century. Despite all the good that the environmental movement has accomplished, it is time to step back and recognize some of its significant weaknesses. For one thing, extremists have co-opted the environmental movement […]

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