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Posted by on Jul 21, 2009 in Environmentalism

Saving the Environment – A Resolution at a Time

Check out my article over at EthicsDaily.com titled Saving the Environment – A Resolution at a Time.

Baptist environmentalists must focus on educating local Baptist congregations on how to be better stewards of Gods creation, Weaver observes.

Baptist environmentalists must focus on educating local Baptist congregations on how to be better stewards of God's creation, Weaver observes.

Noting that “Baptists have a mixed track record when it comes to the environment,” I survey positions taken on environmental issues by American Baptist Churches USA, Southern Baptist Convention and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  In the conclusion, I look to the future and offer a few suggestions.

This particular essay provides a look at the beginnings of my dissertation research – research that will also focus on the role of African-American Baptists in the Environmental Justice Movement and environmental positions taken by smaller Baptist groups and ecumenical endeavors on behalf of environment-related causes that Baptists have been involved with.

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2 Comments

  1. Testing 1 2 3.

  2. Check, check… Mic check…

    Nice! Very good.

    Tim

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