RS: Responsibility for the Planet

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  • Responsibility for the Planet
    • The Origin of the Universe
      • Atheist view
        • Big Bang was  a result of mathematical probability
        • Evolution was a random event influenced by survival of the fitest
    • Stewardship
      • Very first law given to humans.
      • We muust care for the Earth and all living things on God's behalf
        • Life is a gift and should be treated as such
        • All have  a shared responsibiltiy = all equal under God
    • The Bible
      • Genesis 1:1 = Creation
      • Most Psalms = Praise God's creation
      • Deuteronomy 24:19-12 =  we should only take what we need
      • Genesis 1:26-31 = Stewardship
    • Christian Responses
      • Vote for candidate with eco-friendly policies
      • Protest writing, marches  demonstrations
      • Use energy efficient products and cut down on home-produced waste
      • Pray for the environment and attend conferences
    • Organisations
      • Friends of the Earth
        • Save the bees = stewardship
      • Live Earth concerts
        • Influenced by Al Gore = Christian values
      • WWF
        • One future and coexistence = stewardship
      • Greenpeace
        • Respect towards nature reflects respect towards God's Earth
      • Christian Ecology Link
        • Use faith and unity to protect the environment
        • Christian Responses
          • Vote for candidate with eco-friendly policies
          • Protest writing, marches  demonstrations
          • Use energy efficient products and cut down on home-produced waste
          • Pray for the environment and attend conferences
        • Sets up local and sustainable environmental projects
    • The Church
      • C.o.E agreed to minimise pollution in 1992.
      • R.C.C. planning for the future generations

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