Ecological Science as a Creation Story
By Robert H. Nelson
This article appeared in the Spring 2010 issue of The Independent Review


For the past two decades or more, environmentalists have made growing use of the explicit Christian language of “the Creation.” The American environmental movement has deep roots in and still depends heavily on the conviction that encounters with wild nature offer a view of God’s work as it first appeared.

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