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Keeping God's Earth: The Global Environment in Biblical Perspective Paperback – June 26, 2010
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"The authors have done a credible job of presenting sound science and sound biblical theology side by side. As perhaps was intended by its editors . . . Keeping God's Earth would make a useful introduction for students or other audiences looking for a scholarly but accessibly overview." (Stephen Blackmer, The Living Church, February 12, 2012)
"This is an excellent resource for enabling informed reflection on environmental issues from a biblical perspective." (D.W. Rooke, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, 35.5 (2011))
"The book is well produced and, with good documentation, quality footnotes, suggestions for further reading and subject and scripture references, excellent value for money." (Rev. Alex Gilmore, The Baptist Times, May 27, 2011)
"The book fills a space for those looking for an ethical foundation for creation care that takes seriously both the science and the Bible. The book aims to move care for God's creation into the center of American evangelical life. It is a wake-up call to action." (John Butterfield, Methodist Reporter, February 2011)
"A serious book for those interested in the issue of climate change. . . A vital read." (Church of England Newspaper, October 15, 2010)
About the Author
Daniel I. Block (D.Phil., Liverpool) is Gunther H. Knoedler Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Illinois. He contributes regularly to scholarly conventions and journals, and he lectures frequently internationally. Among his numerous publications are major commentaries on Ezekiel and Judges and Ruth; the monograph, The Gods of the Nations: Studies in Ancient Near Eastern National Theology, and "All Creatures Great and Small: Recovering a Deuteronomic Theology of Animals," in Essays on the Old Testament and Issues in the Life of God's People; Festschrift for Elmer Martens.