Tag: Development

Global Poverty, Global Warming by Marika Rose & Caroline Harmon

Global Poverty, Global Warming by Marika Rose & Caroline Harmon

  This paper, written for World Vision’s Orange Paper series, explores why climate change is a development issue.

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What charter for humanity? Defining the destination of ‘development’ by Michael Schluter

What charter for humanity? Defining the destination of ‘development’ by Michael Schluter

  Summary The word ‘development’ describes a journey of economic and social change, but is often implicitly taken to define the destination as well. Economic growth is generally regarded as the purpose as well as the means of this social change. However, the biblical emphasis is on the quality of social, political, and economic relationships, […]

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From Sustainability to Fruitfullness

From Sustainability to Fruitfullness

Nick Spencer, June 2006 It is hard to turn on the television or open a newspaper today without reading something about sustainability or sustainable development. For over twenty years the idea that we are not living sustainably, and that we desperately need to be, has been growing in the public mind. Sustainability – defined as […]

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