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

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

by James Smith and Norman Wirzba

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 t… Read more…

Making Peace with the Land: God's Call to Reconcile with Creation

Making Peace with the Land: God's Call to Reconcile with Creation

by Norman Wirzba, Bill McKibben and Fred Bahnson

God is reconciling all things in heaven and on earth. We are alienated not only from one another, but also from the land that sustains us. Our ecosystems are increasingly damaged, and human bodies are likewise degraded. Most of us have little understanding of how our energy is derived or our food is produced, and many of our current industrialized practi… Read more…

Living the Sabbath (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life): Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight

Living the Sabbath (The Christian Practice of Everyday Life): Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight

by Norman Wirzba and Wendell Berry

Sabbath is one day a week when we should rest from our otherwise harried lives, right? In Living the Sabbath, Norman Wirzba leads us to a much more holistic and rewarding understanding of Sabbath-keeping. Wirzba shows how Sabbath is ultimately about delight in the goodness that God has made--in everything we do, every day of the week. With practical examples… Read more…