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In this issue:

Volume 30 September 2012 Number 3

Obituary for the Earth?



  • Climate Holocaust, Mortal Planet and Eschaton – Harold Wells
  • Does it All End with Beetles? Eco-theology: a Mutation of “Science” – Linda Yates
  • Climate Change Discourse and the Biblical Template of Knowledge – Erin Green

From the Heart about the Heart of the Matter

  • Mardi Tindal


  • Faith in Development: Donald K. Faris’ Path to a New Mission – Ruth Compton Brouwer

Review Article

  • Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth’s Last Days by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins – Adam Kilner


  • Ordered Liberty: Readings in the History of United Church Worship by William Kervin – Mac Watts
  • Practicing Reverence: an ethic for sustainable earth communities by Ross Smillie – Shawn Sanford-Beck
  • Living Hope: the Future and Christian Faith by David H. Jensen – David Crombie
  • Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet by Tim Flannery – Mark Hathaway
  • Three Ways of Grace: Drawing Closer to the Trinity edited by Ross Lockhart and Rob Fennell – Ali Smith
  • The Collected Sermons of Fred B. Craddock by Fred Craddock – Rob McConnell