From Nature to Creation by Norman Wirzba
A Christian Vision for Understanding and Loving Our World (The Church and Postmodern Culture)

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How does Christianity change the way we view the natural world? In this addition to a critically acclaimed series, renowned theologian Norman Wirzba engages philosophers, environmentalists, and cultural critics to show how the modern concept of nature has been deeply problematic. He explains that understanding the world as creation rather than as nature or the environment makes possible an imagination shaped by practices of responsibility and gratitude, which can help bring healing to our lands and communities. By learning to give thanks for creation as God's gift of life, Christians bear witness to the divine love that is reconciling all things to God.

Named a "Best Theology Book of 2015," Englewood Review of Books

"Best Example of Theology in Conversation with Urgent Contemporary Concerns" for 2015, Hearts & Minds Bookstore
 

About Norman Wirzba

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Norman Wirzba (PhD, Loyola University, Chicago) is research professor of theology, ecology, and rural life at Duke University Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He is the author of The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age.
 
Published September 23, 2015 by Baker Academic. 178 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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The resurrection of Christ reveals a world still full of wonder and possibility, because the earth comes forth from spirit and returns to spirit.

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