Eco-Justice Ministries
   Eco-Justice: "the well-being of all humankind on a thriving Earth"
 

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Eco-Curriculum Review for the title
To Love the Earth

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Short Description:   This thirteen session adult education program on the environment contains Bible studies, descriptions of environmental issues and leader guides. Published by the Christian Board of Publication.
Long Description:   The thirteen sessions (1 hour each) are broken down into three units: Unit 1: Bible and Tradition Session 1: Dominion or Domination? Session 2: Whole Bible, Whole Earth Session 3: Some Who Loved the Earth Session 4: The World that Could Be Unit 2: The Vision and the Fragile Earth Session 5: Trying Out the Vision: Water Session 6: Trying Out the Vision: Solid Waste Session 7: Trying Out the Vision: The Good Earth Session 8: Trying Out the Vision: Air Quality Session 9: Trying Out the Vision: Nuclear Energy Unit 3: There is Hope Session 10: A New Lifestyle Session 11: Conserving and Protecting Sustainable Energy Session 12: Sun, Wind, and Soil Session 13: To Love the Earth
Reviewed by:   Iona Dickenson, a United Church of Christ pastor from California

Bibliographic & Purchasing Information
Author:   Charles R. McCollough
Publisher:   Christian Board of Publication
Publication date:   1987 Website for this resource:   none known
We know of 1 source for purchasing this resource.
Address Environmental Justice Resources
National Council of the Churches of Christ
PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN   46515-0968  
Phone 800-762-0968   219-264-3102 Fax 219-262-0966  
Website www.nccecojustice.org/printedresources.htm E-mail    
Price $8.00  Order # EJ 9210 

Target Audience & Course Sessions
Age levels Preschool    Primary    Jr. High    Sr. High     Adult
Normal number/length of sessions If the curriculum's normal lesson plan is followed, there will be 13 class sessions each lasting about 1 hour
In the judgement of the reviewer:
 using these materials, or even just one session from them, a reasonable, coherent and self-contained class can be offered in a single session of about an hour.
 using these materials, a class can be offered that runs for at least two sessions.
Target audience:
 Interfaith - addressed people of many faiths
 Judeo-Christian - addressed to Jews & Christians
 Christian - addressed explicitly to Christians
 Not explicity faith-based - not much religious content
Note: The reviewer says that this curriculum is especially appropriate for members of the denomination or agency that developed it (Christian Board of Publication). For example, it may explore a denominational policy statement. The reviewer also believes that it is possible for groups outside that tradition to make good use these materials.


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