Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195157161
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835270 | DOI:

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Contemporary culture reflects widespread isolation from and ignorance about our interdependence with the earth and wider cosmos. This loss has led to an impoverished sense of community as membership within a created whole. By marking our inter-relatedness with the soil and then noting the significance of the doctrine of creation in terms of its moral and spiritual significance, the possibility exists for a revisioning of salvation in terms of the health and wholeness of all creation.

Keywords: Culture; Cosmos; Community; Creation; Soil; Salvation; Morality; Spirituality

Chapter.  11126 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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