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The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology (Hardback)

Edited by Gottlieb, Roger S.

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The last two decades have seen the emergence of a new field of academic study that examines the interaction between religion and ecology. Theologians from every religious tradition have confronted world religions past attitudes towards nature and acknowledged their own faiths com...plicity in the environmental crisis. Out of this confrontation have been born vital new theologies based in the recovery of marginalized elements of tradition, profound criticisms of the past, and ecologically oriented visions of God, the Sacred, the Earth, and human beings. The proposed handbook will serve as the definitive overview of these exciting new developments. Divided into three main sections, the books essays will reflect the three dominant dimensions of the field. Part I will explore traditional religious concepts of and attitudes towards nature and how these have been changed by the environmental crisis. Part II looks at larger conceptual issues that transcend individual traditions. Part III will examine religious participation in environmental politics.
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ISBN 9780195178722
Released NZ 1 Feb 2007
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Hardback
Series Oxford Handbooks
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ISBN-13 9780195178722
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press Inc
Released 1 Feb 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Gottlieb, Roger S.
Series Oxford Handbooks
Category Religion: General
Environmentalist Thought & Ideology
Applied Ecology
Social Impact Of Environmental Issues
Number of Pages 688
Dimensions Width: 183mm
Height: 254mm
Spine: 50mm
Dewey Code 201.77
Weight 1,324g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Ecology - Religious aspects
NBS Text Religion: Comparative, General & Reference
ONIX Text Adult education

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