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  • Religion and the Environment

    1. 1. RELIGIONS AND THEIR VIEWS ON THE ENVIRONMENT Emily De Ruyver 8B
    2. 2. My QuestionWhat are the differentreligious views on the environment?
    3. 3. Christianity “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them ruleover the fish of the sea and the birds of theair, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.’... God blessed them and said tothem, ‘Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.’ ” -Genesis 1:26 and 28
    4. 4. Hinduism “For, so sustained bysacrifice, the gods will give you the food of your desire. Whoso enjoys their gift, yetgives nothing, is a thief, no more nor less.” -Bhagavad Gita 3:12
    5. 5. “The Earth is green and beautiful, and Allah has appointed you his stewardsIslam over it. The whole earth has been created a place of worship, pure and clean. Whoever plants a tree and diligently looks after it until it matures and bears fruit is rewarded. If a Muslim plants a tree or sows a field and humans and beasts and birds eat from it, all of it is love on his part.” -Hadith
    6. 6. Judaism “Then God said, ‘Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birdsof the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along theground.’... God blessed them and said to them, ‘Be fruitful andincrease in number; fill the earthand subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.’ ” -Genesis 1:26 and 28
    7. 7. Sikhism see “Nature we ar he Nature we , wonder, an d joy ith awe Nature w e obser ve w ether regions en Nature in th the skies ur s Nature in specie s, kinds, colo creatio n...Nature inNature in the whole Nature in life forms ds Nature in good dee go e Nature in pride and in fire ater, and Nature in air, w f the ear th e soil o Nature in th , O powerful Creator rs it.” All n ature is you e it and per vade within obser v You c ommand it, ru Granth Sahib -Gu
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