Pollution and the Death of Man

By Francis A. Schaeffer, Udo W. Middelmann, Contributions by Lynn White, Jr., Richard Means

Pollution and the Death of Man

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Pollution and the Death of Man

By Francis A. Schaeffer, Udo W. Middelmann, Contributions by Lynn White, Jr., Richard Means

At the creation of the world, God gave mankind the responsibility to exercise dominion over the earth. Man was to use the earth and its abundance of resources to satisfy his physical needs, but he was also to care for the earth and its creatures as a wise and godly steward. Reading about endangered species or another oil spill will make it abundantly clear that the human race has failed miserably in its God-given mandate. How did we get to this point? Where should we go from here?

This classic by Francis Schaeffer, now repackaged, looks at contemporary ecological crises through the lens of theology and Scripture. Renowned for his work in applied philosophy and theology, Schaeffer answers serious philosophical questions about creation and ecology. He concludes that we must return to a profoundly and radically biblical understanding of God’s relationship to the earth, and of our divine mandate to exercise godly dominion over it. Repackaged and republished, Pollution and the Death of Man carries an important and relevant message for our day. With concluding chapter by Udo Middelmann.


Authors:

Francis A. Schaeffer (1912–1984) authored more than twenty books, which have been translated into a score of languages and sold millions worldwide. He and his wife, Edith, founded L'Abri Fellowship international study and discipleship centers. Recognized internationally for his work in Christianity and culture, Schaeffer passed away in 1984 but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.

Udo W. Middelmann is president of the Francis A. Schaeffer Foundation. He is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary and a longtime worker at Swiss L'Abri. Udo and Debbie Middelmann have five children and three grandchildren.


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Specifications:

Category: Culture & Social Issues
Format: Paperback
Case Quantity: 10
Page Count: 160
ISBN-10: 1-4335-1947-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-1947-5
Size: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Weight: 8.1 ounces
Published: March 31, 2011