I really wanted to share this excerpt with you from the chapter "A Christian's Case for Earth Care":
"Contrary to some popular opinions, God gives only partial responsibility to humanity when He gives us dominion over the earth. Dominion comes from a Hebrew term meaning 'higher on the root of a plant.' Dominion does not mean ownership or even unrestricted use. Implied in our dominion is our dependency on everything under us. Cut the root out from under a plant and the fruit above it will perish, despite its superior position."
I am not a fan of the slang term "tree hugger" for people who desire to be more green, and appreciate what Sleeth says regarding those who care about the environment. "Being pro-stewardship is not a case of valuing forests more than people; rather, it means valuing human possessions less, and God's world more." Love that statement.
You can read part 1 of this series by clicking here.