The Church's Role in Environmental Action

Calvin B. DeWitt

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1991

Issue: The Environment (Vol. 11, No 2, Spring, 1991)

Discontented, and driven by induced and insatiable appetites, we pursue all we can get, relentlessly pressing the earth. Daily we hear the message proclaimed by disciples of the first Adam: “Seek first yourself—and everything will be added unto you.” What does the church have to say about this self-interested abuse of creation? What is the role of the disciples of the Second Adam in this time of creation’s degradation?

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