Ecological Hermeneutics by David G. Horrell
Ecological Hermeneutics by David G. Horr...
Ecological Hermeneutics by David G. Horrell
Ecological Hermeneutics by David G. Horr...

Ecological Hermeneutics

Biblical, Historical and Theological Perspectives
by David G. Horrell
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Leading scholars reflect critically on the kinds of appeal to the Bible that have been made in environmental ethics and ecotheology. "Ecological Hermeneutics" reflects critically on the kinds of appeal to the Bible that have been made in environmental ethics and ecotheoloogy; engages with biblical texts with a view towards exploring their contribution to an ecological ethics; and, explores the kind of hermeneutic necessary for such engagement to be fruitful for contemporary theology and ethics. Crucial to such broad reflection is the bringing together of a range of perspectives: biblical studies, historical theology, hermeneutics, and theological ethics. The thematic coherence of the book is provided by the running focus on the ways in which biblical texts have been, or might be, read. This is not a volume on ecotheology; but rather on ecological hermeneutics. Indeed, some essays may show where biblical texts, or particular approaches in the history of interpretation, represent anthropocentric or even anti-ecological moves.
One of the overall aims of the book will be to suggest how, and why, an ecological hermeneutic might be developed, and the kinds of interpretive choices that are required in such a development.
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Publication Date

Aug 1, 2010

Format

Hardcover

Number of Pages

333

ISBN

0567033031

ISBN-13

9780567033031