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Biodivinity and biodiversity : the limits to religious environmentalism

Author: Emma Tomalin
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is concerned with the argument that religious traditions are inherently environmentally friendly. However, in a developing country such as India, the majority of people cannot afford to put the 'Earth first' regardless of the extent to which this idea can be supported by their religious traditions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Tomalin
ISBN: 0754655881 9780754655886
OCLC Number: 261201390
Description: viii, 219 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The religious environmentalist mode of religion --
The prehistory of contemporary environmentalism --
Environmentalisms : a comparative approach --
Religious environmentalism and environmental direct action in Britain --
Hinduism and the environment : radical to world religions approach --
Religious environmentalism in India --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Emma Tomalin.

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