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Environmental Curses and Blessings through the Eyes of the Biblical Prophets

Environmental Curses and Blessings through the Eyes of the Biblical Prophets Worldviews 15 (2011) 291–301 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI 10.1163/156853511X588662 brill.nl/wo W O R L D V I E W S Review Essay Environmental Curses and Blessings through the Eyes of the Biblical Prophets Chris Doran Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, USA christopher.doran@pepperdine.edu Hilary Marlow. Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics: Re-Reading Amos, Hosea, and First Isaiah . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Hardback, 338 pp. US$120.00. ISBN-978-0-19-956905-2. Michael Northcott, A Moral Climate: Th e Ethics of Global Warming . Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2007. Paperback, 336 pp. US$20.00. ISBN-978-1- 57075-711-2. Nick Spencer, Robert White, and Virginia Vroblesky. Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living . Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2009. Paperback, 268 pp. US$16.95. ISBN-978-1-59856-229-3. * Perhaps Aldo Leopold knew something many Christians have long since for- gotten when he wrote, “Individual thinkers since the days of Ezekiel and Isaiah have asserted that the despoliation of land is not only inexpedient but wrong. Society, however, has not yet affi rmed their belief ” (Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation . New York: Oxford University Press. 2001. 168). In recent years, a number of scholars have begun, most likely unbeknownst to them, to take http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Worldviews Brill

Environmental Curses and Blessings through the Eyes of the Biblical Prophets

Worldviews , Volume 15 (3): 291 – Jan 1, 2011

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Worldviews 15 (2011) 291–301 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI 10.1163/156853511X588662 brill.nl/wo W O R L D V I E W S Review Essay Environmental Curses and Blessings through the Eyes of the Biblical Prophets Chris Doran Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, USA christopher.doran@pepperdine.edu Hilary Marlow. Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics: Re-Reading Amos, Hosea, and First Isaiah . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Hardback, 338 pp. US$120.00. ISBN-978-0-19-956905-2. Michael Northcott, A Moral Climate: Th e Ethics of Global Warming . Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2007. Paperback, 336 pp. US$20.00. ISBN-978-1- 57075-711-2. Nick Spencer, Robert White, and Virginia Vroblesky. Christianity, Climate Change, and Sustainable Living . Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 2009. Paperback, 268 pp. US$16.95. ISBN-978-1-59856-229-3. * Perhaps Aldo Leopold knew something many Christians have long since for- gotten when he wrote, “Individual thinkers since the days of Ezekiel and Isaiah have asserted that the despoliation of land is not only inexpedient but wrong. Society, however, has not yet affi rmed their belief ” (Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation . New York: Oxford University Press. 2001. 168). In recent years, a number of scholars have begun, most likely unbeknownst to them, to take

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