The Influence Of Christianity On The Environment

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Religion has had a lot of interaction and harmony with the environment for generations. Humanity has a God given task; environmental care. The quick and gradually changing state of the environment from bad to worse is a growing concern for communities and nations across the globe. Despite parties that try to deny the fact that there are serious environmental facts, there is enough proof out there. The earth as an asset is being depleted on a very massive scale and the rate of pollution and degradation to its health is correlated with the activities. Modernization and its vices that include, urbanization and industrialization, have taken a very harmful and significant toll on the environmental health of the planet. The rising population across …show more content…
The deforestation and urbanization in world right now impact on biodiversity on some of the most sensitive ecosystems. In addition, there are natural activities that also add more harm to the planet and they may include vocalic activities that lead to the emission of toxic gases to the air and, tornadoes and earthquakes which are responsible for disruption of ecosystems. The reality that man has only one planet and environment to live through makes it a serious concern for anyone. Christians ought to be a very integral part of the concerned parties, regarding environment. (Spring, 2004) Christianity has a very enormous followership thus a very primal society. Christianity will be playing its part in environmental protection. The most primal and important part that Christianity can play towards the protection and the conservation of the environment is spreading of awareness. Humanity is unaware is putting itself into trouble, tells the whole story. The community can play a part in spreading the information. (Spring, …show more content…
The consumption of human beings has been tripling yearly due to increasing population. Lifestyle habits that are degrading to the environment are piling up in numbers, the concern for the environment has been a very global and societal issue of quite a long time but until it is a made a personal concern to save the on-going destruction. A lot of organization and institutions have been aware and they are making sure that individuals in their organization or community is living by these standards. Environmental awareness cannot work if the protecting and the conservation of the environment is not practical at a personal level. The church and the Christian community have to play the activists when it comes to issues concerning environment. They should be the example that other individuals look up to. Due to large numbers, there is more than significant change that can be expected if Christians lead the efforts in environmental affairs especially on protection and restoration of degraded ecosystems and biodiversity. Christians having been charged with surroundings care ought live according to scriptures. Being conservation champions does not only bring forth honor, its some trend setting of sorts unto other religions by affirming environmental care is some collective duty. The same Christians will have their generations assured of natural

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