Biologos Publishes Guide on How to Worship Mother Earth on Earth Day: A Biblically Balanced Response
(The Dissenter) In recent years, extreme environmentalism has taken center stage in the public discourse, with numerous overly-impassioned voices calling for a radical reevaluation of our relationship with the natural world, as though the future of humanity is solely dependent upon “Mother Earth.” Among those who place their hope in creation rather than the Creator are various so-called “Christian” groups that exist for the sole purpose of advancing an ideal consistent with Pagan Earth worship, demonstrating their radical environmentalism through extremist conduct ranging from tree-sitting, illegal sabotage of logging operations, to locking themselves up in streets public streets to block traffic and even advocating for population control measures to reduce humanity’s impact on the planet.
While biblical environmental stewardship is an important responsibility, even for Christians, we must approach the issue with discernment and balance, lest we fall into the trap of an obsessive attitude that undermines the sovereignty of God over Creation and humanity’s exceptionalism within it. Drawing from Scripture, we should engage in a robust and multi-faceted discussion of environmental stewardship while remaining grounded in biblical truths. The current trend of environmentalism frequently veers towards an obsessive attitude that is at odds with the biblical emphasis on God’s ultimate control over His creation and the exceptionalism bestowed upon humanity by Him.
Genesis 1:26-28 provides a foundation for our understanding of humanity’s unique position within creation: “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over…to continue reading click here.
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By denying and subverting the first and foundational part of Scripture (e.g Gen 1-11, and beyond) Biologos cannot help but increasingly conform to the spirit of error, while denying and subverting the spirit of truth.
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