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Emerging Creation Care Movement Among Brazilian Evangelicals

  • Janine Paden Morgan
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Part of the Christianity and Renewal - Interdisciplinary Studies book series (CHARIS)

Abstract

This chapter broadly explores how Brazilian theologians and practitioners are framing the environmental discourse and its praxis among local churches, arising from key questions Nagel 2013 seminarians considered on environmental justice: How robust and distinctly contextual is a Brazilian theology of creation care? How is the environmental discourse extending beyond the boundaries of theory to praxis among evangelical churches? How systemically integrated (politically, economically, socially) is the evangelical discourse on environmental justice at both the macro- and micro-level? In researching Latin American theological constructs on ecological justice, Morgan surfaces distinct underlying principles that are particular to Latin American discourse. Following this exploration, she describes relevant “agent provocateurs,” advocates and practitioners, of creation care in the Brazilian context.

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  • Janine Paden Morgan
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  1. 1.Abilene Christian UniversityAbileneUSA

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