Thomas Aquinas once stated that 'any error about creation also leads to an error about God.' At a time when it seems humans have erred much in their treatment of the planet, this book explores the relationship between Christianity and the degradation and restoration of the natural world, and it is perhaps the most thorough evangelical treatment available on a theology of creation care. A foremost authority of ecology and theology. Steven Bouma-Prediger claims that 'authentic Christian faith requires ecological obedience.' This substantive yet accessible book argues that true Christianity acknowledges the responsibility and privilege Christians have been given as stewards of the earth - the earth God created, lovingly sustains, and will one day make whole again.