Quotable Creation Care: Jürgen Moltmann Distinguishes Between “Nature” and “Creation”

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For centuries, men and women have tried to understand God’s creation as nature, so that they can exploit it in accordance with the laws science has discovered. Today the essential point is to understand this knowable, controllable, and usable nature as God’s creation, and to learn to respect it as such.

– Jürgen Moltmann, God in Creation

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