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Creation Care Movement (Evangelical)

The Creation Care movement is an increased environmental focus among Evangelical Christians who recognize good stewardship of God's creation, the Earth, as a biblical mandate. Distinct from Earth-focused “ecology,” the term creation care focuses on biblical commands to take responsible stewardship of God's creation and care for those in need. Creation Care advocates recognize climate change's serious effects on those in poverty, particularly women, but it is not generally considered a “women's issue.”

In 2006, Jim Ball organized the Evangelical Climate Initiative, a petition for Congress to limit carbon dioxide emissions. Other Creation Care projects include the 2008 Green Bible, which prints references to the Earth in green text; the Evangelical Environmental Network and its magazine Creation Care; programs for churches, including Flourish ...

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