Martin Luther Green


| May / June 2003


Nations with a predominately Protestant heritage are more likely to embrace environmentalism, according to a University of California at Berkeley study. As Religion Watch (Aug. 2002) reports, political science professor David Vogel ranked 21 of the world?s richest nations based on their environmental policies and found that all but one of the countries with a high level of environmental awareness (Austria) boast a Protestant heritage. But it?s not church doctrine that makes these countries so green, Vogel maintains. It?s the fact that Protestants and environmentalists tend to share a pessimistic view of the world and a romantic view of nature.






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