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The Gardeners' Dirty Hands: Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics

Noah J. Toly

Abstract

In The Gardeners’ Dirty Hands: Global Environmental Politics and Christian Ethics, Noah Toly engages the resources of Christian theological ethics to identify, explore, and respond to the most salient feature of contemporary environmental challenges. In conversation with contributions to Christian ethics, Toly argues that modern environmental thought, global environmental governance, climate change, and the Anthropocene are characterized by a struggle with the tragic, which may be described as the need to give up, forego, undermine, or destroy one or more goods to possess or secure one or more ... More

Keywords: tragic, environment, climate, Anthropocene, environmental politics, theological ethics, Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190249427
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190249427.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Noah J. Toly, author
Associate Professor, Wheaton College