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Alternative Conceptual Themes

BRENT WATERS

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter initiates the book's constructive task by developing alternative philosophical, theological, and moral themes to those offered by late liberalism. The first section uses Herman ... More


Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Willis Jenkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Christianity struggles to show how living on earth matters for living with God. While people of faith increasingly seek practical ways to respond to the environmental crisis, theology has had ... More


The Problem of Human Rights

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines whether more international legal instruments and procedures would be helpful while probing the actions that states can take in tandem to the large and increasingly elaborate ... More


The Status Quo

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter considers the status quo—the punishments and rewards used by steward states as part of their foreign policy to advance human rights today. Although they are not the only stewards, the ... More


National Human Rights Institutions

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter explores how engagement with national human rights institutions (NHRIs) can lead to localization. It first describes the different types of NHRIs, including ombudsmen and human rights ... More


Making More of Law and Power

Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

in Making Human Rights a Reality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155357
eISBN:
9781400846283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155357.003.0012
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter examines whether a stewardship strategy is good for international law. To date, most discussions of human rights promotion strategies are strongly rooted in the belief that the process ... More


The Strategy of Christian Stewardship

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes stewardship theologies, which tend to follow the obedient discipleship themes in redemption. It argues that the strategy of Christian stewardship frames environmental issues ... More


Stewardship after the End of Nature: Karl Barth's Environment of Jesus Christ

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Stewardship needs to show how God's action makes nature matter for faithful practices. To investigate theological support for an answer, this chapter turns to Karl Barth, querying the thoughts of ... More


Nature Redeemed: Barth's Garden of Reconciliation

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Paul Santmire expressed his disappointment in a personal encounter with Barth in which the latter was roundly critical of Santmire's proddings to produce a theology of nature. This chapter argues ... More


Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Mallory McDuff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Natural Saints: How Churches are Working to Save God’s Earth shares stories and strategies of people of faith working to integrate the environment into their ministries. This book tells the stories ... More


Plunder or Preservation? Negotiating an Anglo-American Heritage in the Later Nineteenth Century in the Old World and the New: Shakespeare’s Birthplace, Niagara Falls, and Carlyle’s House*

Melanie Hall

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter locates issues of heritage and preservation in broader debates about ownership of ‘natural’ and ‘cultural’ property and its stewardship (or conservation) as an emerging representation of ... More


Human impacts on marine ecosystems

Keith Brander, Louis W. Botsford, Lorenzo Ciannelli, Michael J. Fogarty, Michael Heath, Benjamin Planque, Lynne J. Shannon, and Kai Wieland

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Humans have used and had an impact on marine ecosystems throughout history. As human populations and their economic activity increased the impact intensified, but our awareness of the long‐term, ... More


Introduction: The Doxology and a Communion of Saints

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction provides the context, rationale, and methodology for the author’s journey across the country to document how people of faith are integrating the environment into their ministries. ... More


Educating Youth: Solar Panels at Camp, Creation Care at Sunday School

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the question of how Christian education can engage youth in environmental stewardship and the moral imperative to protect God’s earth. The stories in this chapter highlight the ... More


The Christian Understanding of Other Animals

Paul Waldau

in The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145717
eISBN:
9780199834792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145712.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A general assessment of early Christian views, concentrating on the notions of dominion, stewardship, sacrifice, and the Greek‐inspired narrowing of rich and sometimes contradictory values regarding ... More


The View from Pulpits and Pews

Patricia Snell

in Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don't Give Away More Money

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195337112
eISBN:
9780199868414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337112.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a survey of Christian pastors and church members about money and stewardship in order to understand the thoughts, feelings, experiences, and meanings of American Christians ... More


Flesh and Spirit: Bibles, Beauty, and Bikinis

Karen W. Tice

in Queens of Academe: Beauty Pageants and Campus Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842780
eISBN:
9780199933440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842780.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The recent infusion of religiosity and spirituality in national beauty pageants is registered on college campuses as many contestants increasingly use college beauty pageants for divine purposes. ... More


Perspectives on the Contribution of Boards of Directors

Philip Stiles and Bernard Taylor

in Boards at Work: How Directors View their Roles and Responsibilities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199258161
eISBN:
9780191718342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258161.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

How boards of directors influence organisational performance has been a central topic of corporate governance literature. This chapter outlines the major theoretical issues pertaining to research on ... More


To Embrace Creation

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In contrast with the ascetic strain of Christianity, some Christians suggest that proper consumption should be joyful and celebratory. On this view, Christians ought to embrace God's gifts with ... More


The Logic of Geopower: Power, Management, and Earth Stewardship

Frédéric Neyrat

in The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282586
eISBN:
9780823284931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282586.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Neyrat moves on to reflect on what the attempt at managing the climate, or the popular environmental term of Earth Stewardship, entails and how viewing the Anthropocene through the term of Earth ... More


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