"The Green Bible" will equip and encourage people to see God's vision for creation and help them engage in the work of healing and sustaining it. With over 1,000 references to the earth in the Bible, compared to 490 references to heaven and 530 references to love, the Bible carries a powerful message for the earth. This Green-Letter edition of the Bible will highlight scriptures in green ink that teach about God's care for creation and how God interacts with creation, in an effort to bring greater awareness to how this message is woven throughout the Old and New Testaments. Essays from leading conservationists and theologians on how to read the Bible through a 'green lens' as well as a green topical index and "Green Bible" trail guide for personal study will be paired with teachings throughout the ages to show people how caring for God's creation is not only a calling, but a lifestyle.This Bible will include the following distinctive features: Green-Letter Edition - verses that speak to God's care for creation will be highlighted in green ink; inspirational poems from St. Francis of Assisi and Wendell Berry; essays from key leaders and thinkers on various aspects of scripture and its mandate for creation care; quotes from Christian teachings throughout the ages from St. Augustine to C.S. Lewis; a green topical index; "Green Bible" Trail study guide; and, appendix to include information on ways to get involved and practical steps to take. This title is printed on recycled paper, using soy-based ink, with a cotton/linen cover. It will utilize the NRSV translation, the most trusted, most accepted, and most accurate translation of the Bible on the market.
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Book Description HarperOne, 2008. Flexibound. Book Condition: Brand New. 1312 pages. 9.00x5.75x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0061627992
Book Description HarperOne, 2008. Flexibound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061627992
Book Description HarperOne, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "The Green Bible is a unique treasure for people who want to more fully live out the scriptural values of stewardship, love for their neighbors, and care for the underprivileged. It provides inspiration and valuable resources for contemplation, community building, and action on behalf of the planet." Carl Pope, executive director, Sierra Club "Here is a Bible that helps us see that God is green, and that our faith in the God of heaven has to affect the way that we live on this earth. It is an invitation to dream in color, to re-imagine the world, and to breathe fresh life into the mess we've made just as the Creator breathed into dirt and made it walk." Shane Claiborne, author of The Irresistible Revolution "Challenging, inspiring, and hopeful. The Green Bible will change the way you think, and the way you live." Lauren F. Winner, Duke Divinity School, author of Girl Meets God Read the scriptures anew, with The Green Bible as your guide. With its eco-friendly materials, Green Trail Guide, topical index and inspirational essays, discover how caring for the earth is not only a calling, but a lifestyle. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0061627992
Book Description HarperOne, 2008. Flexibound. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061627992