1. Welcome to Christian Forums, a friendly forum to discuss Christianity in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to get access to the following site features:
    • Reply to discussions and create your own threads.
    • Our modern chat room. No add-ons or extensions required, just login and start chatting after you have posted 20 posts and have received 5 likes.
    • Access to private conversations with other members.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

    Dismiss Notice
  2. We have a brand new Congregational forum for our CF members, the Calvary Chapel Fellowship forum. Please be sure to read the Statement of Purpose for this new forum before posting. Thanks!
    Dismiss Notice

Saving the 1600-year-old "church forests" of Ethiopia (scroll down for great photos)

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Michie

    Michie Member of the manipulation resistance team Supporter

    Messages:
    87,315
    Likes Received:
    5,758
    Gender:
    Female
    Marital Status:
    Married
    Politics:
    US-Others
    Faith:
    Catholic
    In America, some fundamental Christians believe that man has a God-given right to use the earth and all its resources to meet their needs. After all, Genesis says so. But across the Atlantic, a different attitude prevails among followers in Ethiopia, which has the longest continuous tradition of Christianity of any African country. Followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Churches believe they should maintain a home for all of God’s creatures around their places of worship. The result? Forests ringing churches.

    Continued- http://blogs.plos.org/blog/2011/02/25/church-forest/
     
Loading...