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Augustine and the environment

Author: John Doody; Kim Paffenroth; Mark Smillie
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
Series: Augustine in conversation.
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This volume examines Augustine's writings and shows their importance for framing questions of human and divine nature, as both shape our concept of and relationship to the environment. These essays  Read more...

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Augustine and the environment
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2016
(DLC) 2016032300
Named Person: Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Doody; Kim Paffenroth; Mark Smillie
ISBN: 9781498541909 1498541909
OCLC Number: 953525436
Description: vi, 217 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. "But Enough About Me": What Does Augustine's Confessions Have to Do with Facebook? 2. Augustine and Ecology: St. Augustine's Reflections on Genesis and Human Care for Nature 3. The Moral Teachings of St. Augustine and the Roman Catholic Church Regarding the Environment: A Comparison 4. Anthropocene as Empire: An Augustinian Anthropology for "Keeping the Wild" 5. Interdependent and Vulnerable: Sustainability and Augustinian Theological Anthropology 6. Saint Augustine on "Saving Both Men and Beasts" 7. Toward an Augustinian Eco-theology 8. Saint Augustine: Patron Saint of the Environment? 9. Augustine's Trinitarian Sacramental Sensibilities, Influence, and Significance for Our Imperiled Planet 10. Saint Augustine and the Goodness of Creation 11. A Green Augustine: What Augustinian Theology Can Contribute to Ecotheology
Series Title: Augustine in conversation.
Responsibility: edited by John Doody, Kim Paffenroth, and Mark Smillie.

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