Who is to Blame? Paperback
Disasters, Nature, and Acts of God
by Robert White;
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A Bird's Eye View
Bob White, a geophysicist looks at the subject of natural disasters from a geographical and biblical perspective
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Who is to Blame?
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Bob White, a geophysicist, brings a particular perspective to the issue, showing how natural processes operate and highlighting how earthquakes, volcanoes and floods serve the natural order, bringing fertility. Most such events are converted to disasters by the way humans behave: population growth, widespread inequality, foolish farming and building practices and climate change all contribute, exacerbating heat waves, famines and droughts.
He then outlines the insights that Jacob (famine), Job (storms and human activity) and Jesus (the famous Tower of Siloam) offer towards a sensible response to disasters. While creation groans, we live in expectation; we are our brothers' keepers.
Professor Robert S. White is Professor of Geophysics in the Department of Earth Sciences at Cambridge and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1994. He is Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion.
Who is to Blame? by Robert White was published by Lion Hudson in June 2014 and is our 26745th best seller. The ISBN for Who is to Blame? is 9780857214737.
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Details for Who is to Blame?
|Page last updated||7th March 2016|
|Author / Artist||Robert White|
|Publisher||Lion Hudson (June 2014)|
|Edition||1st New edition|
|Number of Pages||208|