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The Faith We Seek

Larry L. Rasmussen

in Earth-honoring Faith

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199917006
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980314 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.003.0003
The Faith We Seek

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This chapter answers key questions: What are the criteria for judging faith as Earth-honoring and justice-committed? What kind of faith offers renewable moral-spiritual energy to take on tasks that require generations of good work in hard times? What kind of faith seeks out a mutually-enhancing relationship of humans to the rest of nature? What/who are examples of such faith?

Keywords: Song of Songs; death and renewal; power and privilege; the injuries of nature; new revelation; ethical grace

Chapter.  13741 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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