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Endorsements for Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation

This is a grand prophetic book motivated by love and focused on justice – social justice, ecological justice and dignity for “the least of these.”  Don’t miss it!

- Cornel West

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Cynthia Moe-Lobeda’s Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological and Economic Vocation takes the form of a powerful contribution to Christian ethics, but in fact it is also a major contribution to anyone in any religious or spiritual tradition who seeks to maintain both a commitment to God and to global…  [ read more ]

- Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor, Tikkun

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Cynthia Moe-Lobeda’s book is one of the strongest statements yet to be made on the intricate connections between ecology and justice. The powerful stories and persuasive arguments lay the groundwork for the necessary transformations ahead. it will be a catalyst for change!

- Mary Evelyn Tucker, Director, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology

“Those of us (myself included) who know our excessive consumption is causing ecological and economic disasters should read Professor Moe-Lobeda’s new book.  It is the best one-volume analysis of our moral dilemma I know of and, even better, it suggests principles and practices to help deal with it.”

- Sallie McFague, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of Theology Emerita, Vanderbilt

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About the book

The increasingly pressing situation of Planet Earth poses urgent ethical questions. The earth crisis cannot be understood apart from the larger human crisis—economic equity, racial justice, social values, and human purpose are bound up with the planet’s survival. With climate change, humankind hovers on a precipice.  A “great work” is before us:  To forge ways of living together that allow Earth’s life-systems to flourish and that diminish the soul-shattering gap between those   …   [ read more about the book ]

About the author

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda has lectured or consulted in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and many parts of North America in theology and matters of climate justice, economic justice, environmental racism, economic globalization, moral agency, public church, and eco-feminist theology. She is the author of numerous books, articles and chapters. Dr. Moe-Lobeda teaches Christian ethics in Seattle University’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Environmental Studies Program, and graduate School of Theology and Ministry. She holds a doctoral degree in Christian Ethics from Union Theological Seminary, affiliated with Columbia University.

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