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Al-Liqa’ Center for Religious and Heritage Studies in the Holy Land

Dr. Khoury attend a conference on environment in Beit Berl College

Present a paper entitled: "The position of the Church of the Environment"

Saturday, 22 March 2013
Beit Berl College - Israel

 

Dr. Khoury attended a conference on environment which took place in Beit Berl in Isearl on the 22nd of November 2013. He lectured on “The stand of the church on the Environment”. Dr. Khoury pointed out that the church respect the environment. When God gave man sovereignty on earth, He did not mean that man will abuse the environment. On the contraryæ God wanted man to utilize the environment with dignity. Dr. Khoury added that the environment subject is being taught in theological schools under “The Theology of Environment”. The Catholic, the Orthodox and the Protestant churches always taught and still teaching the importance of environment. There were other lectures which focused on Islamic and Jewish stands toward the environment.