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New Issue of Online Journal Addresses Environmental Justice and the Christian Life


Decatur, GA—Columbia Theological Seminary has released the fourth issue of its free online journal, @ this point: theological investigations in church and culture. This issue, titled “Creation on the Cross” focuses on environmental justice in the Bible and our Christian life together. According to co-editor Kathy Dawson, Christians are more concerned than ever about energy usage and global warming, recycling and renewable resources. How do Christians respond biblically, theologically, liturgically and practically to a “creation on the cross”? The latest issue of @ this point grounds our action toward environmental justice in the Bible and our Christian life together. Developed with church members in mind and published twice a year, @ this point is free and available only online at All the content can be downloaded and reproduced without charge. Sign up for our e-mailing list so that we can e-mail you new issues and announcements. Each issue of @ this point focuses on a particular topic from the perspective of a variety of theological disciplines and includes a lead article, response articles, and teaching resources to guide further discussion. Articles in this issue were written by Luther Seminary’s Dr. Terence Fretheim, CTS theology professor George Stroup, New Testament professor Stan Saunders, and Lifelong Learning Director Kim Clayton. Practical resources for congregational engagement include lesson plans written by M.Div students Adam and Sarah Walker Cleaveland and an online bibliography of conservation ideas and theological resources by Marissa Myers, an M.Div. student who is serving as the journal’s managing editor. Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, Georgia, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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