Stewardship of Creation: A Christian Motivation in Human Development

Author: Andrew Gwaivangmin, Executive Director, RURCON


“The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it”. Genesis 2:15
Stewardship is here understood as the ability to exercise moral responsibility to care for the environment in a sustainable manner. Significant aspects of this stewardship include the right to private initiative, the ownership of property, and the exercise of responsible freedom in the economic sector. Stewardship requires a careful protection of the environment and calls us to use our intelligence “to discover the earth’s productive potential and the many different ways in which human needs can be satisfied.”1

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