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By Katharine K. Wilkinson

regardless of 3 many years of scientists' warnings and environmentalists' top efforts, the political will and public engagement essential to gas powerful motion on worldwide weather switch stay in brief provide. Katharine ok. Wilkinson exhibits that, opposite to well known expectancies, faith-based efforts are rising and strengthening to deal with this challenge. within the US, possibly none is extra major than evangelical weather care.

Drawing on huge concentration workforce and textual learn and interviews, Between God & Green explores the phenomenon of weather care, from its old roots and theological grounding to its visionary leaders and advocacy tasks. Wilkinson examines the movement's reception in the broader evangelical group, from pew to pulpit. She exhibits that through enticing with weather switch as a question of personal religion and public lifestyles, leaders of the move problem conventional barriers of the evangelical time table, partisan politics, and verified alliances and hostilities. those leaders view sea-level upward thrust as an ethical calamity, foyer for laws written on each side of the aisle, and companion with atheist scientists.

Wilkinson finds how evangelical environmentalists are reshaping not just the panorama of yank weather motion, however the contours in their personal spiritual group. notwithstanding the circulation faces complicated demanding situations, weather care leaders proceed to leverage evangelicalism's measurement, dominance, cultural place, moral assets, and mechanisms of conversation to extra their reason to bridge God and green.

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