The publication attempts to collect part of the prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayer Byzantine-Slavic rite on responsibility for God’s creation. We believe that these spiritual texts will be useful for the development of ecological awareness and Christian social movement for the protection of the environment. We believe that environmental prayer help people of good will towards responsibility for Creation.

 

 

Appointed theologians of different faiths, teachers and students of religious schools, pastors, catechists and teachers of Christian ethics, as well as all those interested in environmental mission of the Church and who seek deeper knowledge and carry out his calling – to be a good shepherd and gardener God created the world.

 

 

 

 

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Conference, Uzhhorod, June 14-17, 2007

The Church and the Environment: European experiences and Ukrainian perspectives

The materials of unique ecumenical conference on the environment conservation are shown. Both domestic and foreign experience of positive developments and changes in the work of improving the environment by the Church and in the Church are presented. It is for environmentalists, members of religious and environmental organizations, the bishop of environmental issues, NGO activists, teachers, students and people of good will. There is a unique opportunity to acquire one of the last instances in a single online store of intellectual literature in Ukraine “Arche”. Access: http://arhe.com.ua/product/cerkva-navkolishn-seredovishe-vropejskij-dosvd-ta-ukransk-perspektivi/


2Proceedings of International Scientific and Practical Conference, Uzhhorod, December 7 – 9, 2007

Responsibility for Creation and Sustainable Development in Central and Eastern Europe: the experience of Poland and Ukraine

This is collection of materials of international scientific and practical ecumenical conference initiated by the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ukraine and Poland. Number of urgent and important issues of today, connected with the responsibility for Creation and sustainable (environmentally sustainable) development in Central and Eastern Europe are discussed. Examples of European achievements of the Church in preserving the Creation are shown.

 


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Materials of the international scientific practical seminar, Uzhhorod, May 16-17, 2008

“Responsibility for Creation and Sustainable Development of the Upper Tisa Region”

This is collection of materials of international scientific and practical ecumenical conference initiated by the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Ukraine and Poland. Number of urgent and important issues of today, connected with the responsibility for Creation and sustainable (environmentally sustainable) development in Central and Eastern Europe are discussed. Examples of European achievements of the Church in preserving the Creation are shown.

 

 


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Collection of prayers for the environment preservation: To See God’s Creation with New Eyes

The edition attempts to collect some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature.

We believe that these spiritual texts will be useful for the development of Christian environmental awareness and will be useful for public movement for environment conservation.


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Materials of the international scientific seminar “Energy efficiency and ecologically acceptable energy supply in the context of Christian responsibility for Creation”

The collection contains materials of international scientific seminar held with the active participation of leading representatives of religious and secular parts of society on ecumenical basis. The collected materials are related to the major problems of today as in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and the worldwide in general concerning energy efficiency, energy conservation, and climate change.

It is made another offer to society to rethink the ways and methods of solving the global environmental crisis by raising the spirituality, development of Christian environmental ethics, departing from the principles of consumer attitudes towards God’s Creation – Nature. The importance of the responsibility for the Creation by the Church and in the Church is emphasis.

It is for environmentalists, members of environmental organizations, NGO activists, teachers, lecturers and students of educational institutions and the wide layers of church and secular society.


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Children’s Coloring Book “We should keep world given by God”

Author of poetry: Natalia Gumen-Bilanych

Collection of poems on the theme of responsible attitude towards God’s Creation – nature, but with the feature – written in the spiritual and religious aspects

 

 

 

 


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Materials of the International Scientific Conference

Responsibility for Creation and Energy Challenges of Modernity in Eastern Europe, Uzhhorod, May 6-11, 2011

The collection contains materials of the international scientific practical conference held with the active participation of leading representatives of religious and secular parts of society on ecumenical basis. The collected materials are related to the major problems of modernity as in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and the worldwide in general concerning energy efficiency, energy conservation, climate change.

It is made another offer to society to rethink the ways and methods of solving the global environmental crisis by raising the spirituality, development of Christian environmental ethics, departing from the principles of consumer attitudes towards God’s Creation – Nature. The importance of the responsibility for Creation by the Church and in the Church is emphasis.

For environmentalists, members of environmental organizations, NGO activists, teachers, lecturers and students of educational institutions, the wide layers of church and secular community and all people of good will.


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“An Inconvenient Truth of Ecology”

(Author: Wolfgang Haber)

Prospects of sustainability for the 21st century

Uzhhorod, 2011

 

 


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“Prayer-Book of Needs: To See God’s Creation with new eyes”

The edition collects some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature. (Second edition, option 1)

The edition attempts to collect some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature.

We believe that these spiritual texts will be useful for the development of Christian environmental awareness and they will be useful for public movement for conservation.

We hope that the collection will help people of good will to go in the right direction towards responsible for Creation.


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“Prayer-Book of Needs: To See God’s Creation with New Eyes”

The edition collects some prayers, psalms, biblical and liturgical texts, prayers, concerning responsibility for Creature – Nature. (Second edition, option 2)

2011

Published by the European Union

 


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“Our commitment in front of Creation: the motivation for the responsible use of energy” – Uzhhorod, 2011. – 51 p.

(Cover of original publication in German)

Publication of manual “Creation requires. Encourage to the use of sustainable energy” is coincided in time with the broad public and political debate about nuclear energy and future energy supply, which again broke out as a result of the nuclear disaster in Japan and on the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl reactor accident. But the issue of sustainable use of energy is not new; it is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. The Commission on Social Committee of the German bishops’ conference adopted two years ago, a decision according to which the matter should be addressed thoroughly. This handbook is for activities, the relevance of which in the beginning of the workflow was not provided, it is the result of extensive research.


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“Climate change: a focus on global, universal and environmental justice.” – Uzhhorod.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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MarkusVogt: EcologicalEthics: Man’splaceinnature. – Uzhhorod, 2012.

This book consistsof a collection of topical discussion paperson environmental ethicsin Germany and Europe. The book is dividedint othreeparts. The first dealt with the theme of nature in terms of the future tasks of social and socio-political responsibility. It is about how nature can besign if i cantasan ethical guide form odern science and society. The focus is the idea of sustainable development, protection of natureas a part of justice, prosperous life an dthus developed a new concept of progress. How in this area can and shouldactthestate, except that throught he introduction of payment sadjust the discretion of many person sinvolvedin the economy, society and science – this is one of the most critical issue sraised, aboveall, by political and legal developmentof Germany.


14The Book of Prayers for Environmental Conservation of the Byzantine-Slavonic Rite. – Uzhgorod

The prayers of the Christian and the duty to conserve the Creation of God – the human soul and nature.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Climate Change – A Challenge to the Churches in South Africa. – Uzhhorod, 2014. – 119 p.

Original (in English) was published by South African Council of Churches. Climate Change Committee. – 2009

Translation from English is conducted by the Institute of Ecological and Religious Studies.

Copyright: Any part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, subject to prior written permission from the publisher and acknowledgement of the committee that produced the document.

© South African Council of Churches, 2009


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Vogt, Markus.

Social Darwinism. The scientific theory, political and theological-ethical aspects of evolutionary theory: Monograph. Translation from Germany. Research. Ed. Bokotey, Alexander – Uzhhorod: Publishing House “Breza”, 2014. – 532.

The book is translated into Russian; it reproduces the text of the doctoral monograph by Professor Markus Vogt (Ludwig Maximilian University) issued by the publishing house Herder (Germany) in 1994. It is intended for professionals in the field of philosophy, sociology, biology, ecology, history, pedagogy, as well as for students of higher educational institutions, to anyone interested in issues of Social Darwinism.

Monograph was translated within the project “Institute of Ecological and Religious Studies: scientific foundations, interfaith communication and pedagogical principles of Christian environmental ethics” (UKR 19416) in cooperation with Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich, Germany), and with the support of RENOVABIS (Freising, Germany).

More information about the book: http://www.ie-rs.org/409-social-darvinizm-nauchnaya-teoriya-politicheskiy-i-teologo-eticheskiy-aspekty-evolyucionnoy-teorii.html


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Vogt, Markus

Principle of Sustainability. The sketch from the position of theological and ethical perspectives:Monograph. Translation from Germany. Research. Ed. Bokotey, Alexander – Uzhhorod: Publishing House “Breza”, 2015. – 760.

 

An unusual edition in which the results of the Contest “On Responsibility with
for Creation “of representatives of different age categories from
Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia.
The works of the Contest participants are called upon to consecrate not only the Christian view of nature – the Creation of God, but also directly
indicate major environmental problems (change
climate change, responsible waste management, destruction of eco-
systems, the rapid growth of cities, the quality of air and water,
influence on human health, etc.).
This publication will serve as
Teachers, teachers of Christian ethics and all those who wish and
in the direction of cultivating the authentic Christian
faith, who wants to holily and actively testify about Jesus
Christ throughout his earthly life, as well as to all people
Goodwill, which are not indifferent to environmental problems
and take part in their decision.

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