Meditations on Creation in an Era of Extinction

Meditations on Creation

By Kate Rigby. Practices an ancient form of theological reflection―the hexameron―on creation and attends to current concerns for the wellbeing of creation amid changing climates, anthropogenic pollution, and, possibly, the next mass extinction event. Takes each day of the Genesis 1 creation narrative as the launching point for critical theological engagement with early writers like Basil of Caesarea and Ambrose of Milan, with contemporary concerns about the state of our planet’s well-being, and with faith-based initiatives from around the world that are contributing to the healing and restoration of the world. By attending to planetary well-being, captures both the devastation of current anthropogenic climate change and the precious hope for salvific healing in Shalom. Read more.