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Augustine and the environment

Author: John Doody; Kim Paffenroth; Mark Smillie
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2016]
Series: Augustine in conversation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
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: "But enough about me": what does Augustine's Confessions have to do about Facebook? / Sallie McFague --
Augustine and ecology: St. Augustine's reflections on Genesis and human care for nature / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
The moral teachings of St. Augustine and the Roman Catholic Church regarding the environment: a comparison / Marie I. George --
Anthropocene as empire: an Augustinian anthropology for "keeping the wild" / Joseph Kelley --
Interdependent and vulnerable: sustainability and Augustinian theological anthropology / Cyrus P. Olsen III --
Saint Augustine on "saving both men and beasts" / David Vincent Meconi --
Towards an Augustinian eco-theology / John J. O'Keefe --
Saint Augustine: patron saint of the environment? / James R. Peters --
Augustine's Trinitarian sacramental sensibilities, influence, and significance for our imperiled planet / Jame Schaefer --
Saint Augustine and the goodness of creation / Daniel R. Smith --
A green Augustine: what Augustinian theology can contribute to eco-theology / Mark Wiebe.
Series Title: Augustine in conversation.
Responsibility: edited by John Doody, Kim Paffenroth, and Mark Smillie.

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This is a WWAD (What Would Augustine Do) book. This is indeed a book of great value and has it has a due place in any classroom where environmental concerns are discussed. It presents the relevance Read more...

 
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