Today, we read a lot of news and see on television a lot of changes in the earth’s climate. Never before have natural disasters dominated our planet and lots of people are scared of what may happen next.
Climate change and ecological upheaval have been with us since the birth of man. From Genesis to the Book of Revelation, the Bible reads like a continually updated news report of earthquakes, exploding volcanoes and natural disasters that leave in their wake flood, famine, pestilence and turmoil.
In ‘Climate Change in the Bible,’ anthropologist Jose Pepito Manansala Cunanan pinpoints key scriptural accounts and reveals the responses, coping mechanisms and the dimension faith has played in the survival of mankind. (more…)