Keeping and healing the Creation Author:Presbyterian Eco-Justice Task Force "Keeping and Healing the Creation" provides the theological and ethical basis for the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly's policy. As envisioned from the beginning, it is part of the educational program of the church, as well as the church's ecumenical discussions. It contains a study guide and an excerpt from the General Assembly policy... more ».
The first three chapters of this resource paper present a profile of the eco-justice crisis. After this presentation of the facts of eco-injustice, the paper offers a theology for keeping and healing, and then presents ethical norms for this mission.
"´Eco-Justice´ means the well-being of all humankind on a thriving earth."
"Our own time of travail is the time of the ´eco-justice crisss´--the historic turning point at which the abuse of nature and the injustice to human beings place the future in grave jeopardy, both for natural systems and for human society."« less