Christians and The Environmental Ethics

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An environmentalist is a person worships the environment and cares for nature more than people. Christians and others share the common perception that environmental ethics exist for how human beings should relate to the land, the free market perceptive and the environmental perceptive. Humans share a relationship with all creations of the earth. But as humans, they find themselves as having a role in the created order which is they have a closer relationship with the creator who has charged them with acting responsible within his creation. Even allowing a common complaint of environmental activists is that Stewardship means that the earth was made exclusively because of human beings - that having dominion upper nature is the same as having the power and directly of domination. Christians consequently share a close relationship by means of the whole of aspects of creation, since in relation to the environment, its unbroken humanity, not unbroken nature, that's seen to be the problem. Stewardship in simple terms means to manage someone else’s property. Christians proclaims that everything belong to God, so as Christians, we need to have the attitude that our belongings are his belongings. As stewards, we have the responsibility of being in charge of the earth. We have been placed in charge and are responsible for whatever happens to it, even though it does not belong to us, as we all know it belong to God. In Genesis 2:15, God took man and placed him in the Garden of Eden to work and take care of it. Christian’s duties as being a responsible steward need to manage God’s belongings to the best of their ability. Only the Christian has the proper foundation for understanding people's true responsibility to ca... ... middle of paper ... ... We accept the challenge to work at restoring God’s overall design. Moved by faith in God, we commit ourselves to promote the healing that rises at one as well as the other private and environmental levels from integrated lives dedicated to serve God and humanity. Works Cited Keepers of the garden: Christians and the environment by John T. Baldwin, Retrieved October 12, 2011 King James Bible, Retrieved, October, 13,2011 www.mightystudents.com/essay/specific.actions.Christian... Retrieved October 11, 2011 www.gerrymarten.com/human-ecology/tableofcontents.html Retrieved October 12, 2011 www.equip.org/ Retrieved October 11, 2011 www.environmentmagazine.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/Se... Retrieved October 14, 2011 perec.gmu.edu/jonespublications.html Retrieved October 13, 2011 www.christiananswers.net/ Retrieved October 15, 2011

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