OverviewAn action plan, based on Christianity, to study and understand the challenges and ramifications of the global ecological crisis known as one of the major liberation theologians, Leonardo Boff has long seen the terrible cost of the ecological crisis to the poor. In this engaging brief, he outlines a new vision for human stewardship of the earth. This is an ideal first step to take for individuals and groups to study ecology in a Christian context, and to understand that ecology is no longer a luxury for a few, but an imperative for everyone working for a more just world.
Author BiographyLeonardo Boff is a former Franciscan monk, a theologian and a poet known for his strong voice for the promotion of human rights and ecological responsibility. He is the professor emeritus of ethics, philosophy of religion, and ecology at Rio de Janeiro State University. He is the author of more than 60 books in the areas of theology, spirituality, philosophy, anthropology and mysticism.