The double edge of lament: Love and justice at the end of the world

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Anna Fisk https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8195-8872

Abstract

Written in the run-up to the COP26 summit held in Glasgow, this review essay reflects on theological tools for the climate justice movement in conversation with five recent books.


Reviewed works:


Catherine Keller, Facing Apocalypse: Climate, Democracy, and Other Last Chances (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2021)


Thomas Lynch, Apocalyptic Political Theology: Hegel, Taubes and Malabou. Political Theologies (London: Bloomsbury, 2019)


Alastair McIntosh, Riders on the Storm: The Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being (Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2020)


Hannah Malcolm, ed., Words for a Dying World: Stories of Grief and Courage from the Global Church (London: SCM Press, 2020)


Frances Ward, Like There’s No Tomorrow: Climate Crisis, Eco-Anxiety and God. (Durham: Sacristy Press, 2020)

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