A New Heaven, A New Earth
By: Dianne Bergant
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This groundbreaking book is an experiment in reading the Bible through the lens of catholicity: a consciousness of the wholeness that pervades all life. Each chapter examines an aspect of the natural world (determined by the biblical text itself) from the perspective of the principle(s) of evolution and ecojustice. A New Heaven, A New Earth thus leads to new ways of understanding and talking about the Bible, God, creation, and humankind.
Dianne Bergant, C.S.A., is Carroll Stuhlmueller, C.P., Distinguished Professor Emerita of Old Testament Studies, Catholic Theological Union, Chicago. A past president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, she is the author of many books, including Genesis: In the Beginning and A Word for Every Season: Reflections on the Lectionary Readings.