By: David L. Clough Rather than merely view animals as a negligible part of the whole, we should recognize - as both Jesus and Pope Francis illustrated - the unique life of every creature as profoundly significant to God.
By: Martin J. Hodson When it comes to ethics for animal welfare, many Christians don't give the issue much thought. In the last few years, however, there has been increased interest in animal welfare ethics.
By: Martin J. Hodson and Margot R. Hodson Tension often exists between evangelism and environmental action; do we save humans or trees? However, holistic mission sees evangelism, social concern and creation care as important.
By: Martin J. Hodson and Margot R. Hodson Christian environmental ethics has developed into a fruitful area of study, challenging some theological assumptions, particularly concerning creation, redemption and discipleship. Here are 6 approaches.
By: Martin Hodson and Margot Hodson Environmental ethics is often thought to have originated in the 1970s, but much of the thought actually predated the '70s. Here's a look at the key thinkers and movements from the 1850s onward.
By: Martin Hodson and Margot Hodson Starting out on environmental ethics requires learning new terms and definitions. Once understood, they provide us with tools to go deeper into understanding the ethics of the natural world and our interaction with it.