Quotable Creation Care: N.T. Wright on Cultivation vs. Force

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The creation stories in Genesis 1 and 2, some of the most profound and evocative stories ever written, certainly don’t envisage humans tyrannizing creation.  Try doing that to a garden, forcing it to do what you want whether the soil will take it or not, and you may well create a wilderness.

– N.T. Wright, After You Believe

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