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Ecologies of human flourishing

Author: Donald K Swearer; Susan Lloyd McGarry
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2011.
Series: Religions of the world and ecology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recent books from the Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) are available through Harvard University Press (www.hup.harvard.edu).

Rethinking the Human, J. Michelle Molina and Donald K. Swearer, eds. Studies in World Religions Series.

Ecology and the Environment. Perspectives from the Humanities, Donald K. Swearer, ed. Religions of the World and Ecology Series.

Religion and Nationalism in Iraq: A Comparative Perspective, David Little and Donald K. Swearer, eds. Studies in World Religions Series --Book Jacket.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald K Swearer; Susan Lloyd McGarry
ISBN: 9780945454458 0945454457
OCLC Number: 555660603
Description: xvi, 214 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : an ecology of human flourishing / Donald K. Swearer --
Does Thoreau have a future? : reimagining voluntary simplicity for the twenty-first century / Lawrence Buell --
Response. Voluntary simplicity : Thoreau and Gandhi / Diana Eck --
Ecologies of human flourishing : a case from precolonial South India / Anne E. Monius --
Response. Love and longing in the time of rain / Archana Venkatesan --
Religious values and global health / Arthur Kleinman and Bridget Hanna --
Response. Personal efficacy and moral engagement in global health / Paul Farmer --
A world in crisis : the relevance of spiritual-moral principles / Chandra Muzaffar --
Response. Practice and power / Ronald F. Thiemann --
Cities, climate change, and Christianity : religion and sustainable urbanism / Sallie McFague --
Response. An ethic of the ordinary / David C. Lamberth --
Human flourishing depends on what we do now / Bill McKibben --
Response. Hope and the climate scientist / Daniel P. Schrag --
Flourishing and its enemies : the ideology of self-interest as self-fulfilling / Barry Schwartz.
Series Title: Religions of the world and ecology.
Responsibility: edited by Donald K. Swearer and Susan Lloyd McGarry.

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In this volume, prominent Buddhist scholar Donald Swearer posits that the future requires a radical shift toward living in recognition of the interdependence of all life forms and the consequent  Read more...

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