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Overview In this groundbreaking book Northcott examines theological attitudes to climate change, from the complacent to the apocalyptic, and the ethical implications for all Christians.
Publishers Description Despite clarion calls from scientists and cover stories on magazines like Time telling uss to "Be afraid " Be very afraid " the threat of an ecological crisis has failed to achieve prominence in religious or political circles. And yet it is one of the biggest moral dilemmas of our time. In this groundbreaking book Michael Northcott examines theological attitudes to climate change, from the complacent to the apocalyptic, and the ethical implications for all Christians. Hard-hitting and comprehensive, The Moral Climate is must reading for anyone truly concerned about the greatest threat to our well-being.
Citations And Professional Reviews A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming by Michael S. Northcott has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Christian Century - 05/06/2008 page 43
Scitech Book News - 03/01/2008 page 4
Commonweal - 11/07/2008 page 26
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Studio: Orbis Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.4" Height: 1" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2007
Publisher Orbis Books
ISBN 1570757119 ISBN13 9781570757112
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More About Michael S. Northcott
Michael S. Northcott is Professor of Ethics in the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh, UK.
Peter M. Scott is Samuel Ferguson Professor of Applied Theology and Director of the Lincoln Theological Institute at the University of Manchester, UK.
Michael S. Northcott has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh, UK University of Edin.
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A pick for both spirituality and social issues collections. Feb 5, 2008
A MORAL CLIMATE: THE ETHICS OF GLOBAL WARMING offers a challenging, different look at global warming trends from a spiritual and ethical perspective, and comes from a leading international ethicist who has written other definitive works on the topic of Christian ethics and environmental thinking. From the failings in dominant economic models to the politics of oil around the world and religious perspectives and insights, this blend of Christian thought and social issues is a pick for both spirituality and social issues collections.