Compare And Contrast Francis Of Assisi And Christian Environmental Ethics

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Through the study of scripture, Christian movements and the views of historical and contemporary figures, it can be said that Christian ethical teachings have a significant influence on
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He sought to celebrate the beauty of God’s creation with others. His importance to the development of contemporary Christian environmental ethics can be seen in this excerpt from Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s article, Seek that Which is Above: Mediations Through the Year. “Respect for man and respect for nature go together, but ultimately both can flourish and find their true measure only, if, in man and nature, we respect the Creator and his creation. The two only harmonize in relationship with the Creator. We shall assuredly never find the lost equilibrium if we refuse to press forward and discover this relationship. Let Francis of Assisi, then, make us reflect; let him set us on the right …show more content…
The Roman Catholic Church and Environmental Issues by C Deane Drummond, 1997, viewed on the 17/5/2010

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