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As the environmental crisis appears to worsen, there is an urgent need for churches to speak out on God's view of shalom, or the wholeness of creation. This unique compilation incorporates biblical scholarship, ecological theology, homiletic resources, and creative new liturgies to raise congregational awareness throughout the lectionary year.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 248 Vendor: Fortress Press Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches) ISBN: 0800696573 ISBN-13: 9780800696573 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
As the global climate crisis worsens, many churches have sought to respond by instituting a movement to observe a liturgical season of creation. Scholars who have pioneered the connections between biblical scholarship, ecological theology, liturgy, and homiletics provide here a comprehensive resource for preaching and leading worship in this new season. Included are theological and practical introductions to observance of the season, biblical texts for its twelve Sundays in the three-year lectionary cycle, and astute commentary to help preachers and worship leaders guide their congregations into deeper connection with our imperiled planet