Kayford Mountain. (Photo Courtesy of Vivian Stockman (http://www.ohvec.org/) and flyover courtesy of Southwings (http://www.southwings.org/))
An illustrated companion to Chapter 3 of Beyond Stewardship: New Approaches to Creation Care. To view main webpage, click here:
"At midmorning, our group of students met Larry Gibson at a West Virginia gas station off Route 3. We were there to observe the impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining on local communities, and Larry was to provide a front row seat."
"We heard nothing out of the void. Nothing at all. Who knew silence could be so deafening?"
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"The Christian Environmental Stewardship paradigm, combined with powerful economic and political forces, can limit our understanding of the interdependent relationship between humans and the nonhuman creation. ...Scripture does not ultimately call us to use and manage the creation. Rather, it calls us to be in intimate kinship with it."
"It is in worship that we are taught who we are and are invited into the story that shapes our lives."
"The nonhuman creation (represented by bread, wine, and water) is a necessary participant in fashioning the new creation that is brought about by celebrating the sacraments."