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Faith in nature : environmentalism as religious quest

Author: Thomas R Dunlap
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2004.
Series: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Faith in Nature traces the history of environmentalism - and its moral thrust - from its roots in the Enlightenment and Romanticism, through the Progressive Era to the present. Drawing astonishing parallels between religion and environmentalism, the book examines the passion of the movement's adherents and enemies alike, its concern with the moral conduct of daily life, and its attempt to answer fundamental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Dunlap
ISBN: 0295983973 9780295983974 0295985569 9780295985565
OCLC Number: 54081575
Description: xvii, 206 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Newton's disciples --
Emerson's children --
Journey into sacred space --
Sacred nature enters daily life --
In for the long haul: living in the world --
"Quo vadis?"
Series Title: Weyerhaeuser environmental book.
Responsibility: Thomas R. Dunlap ; foreword by William Cronon.
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The human impulse to religion can be seen to encompass environmentalism as an offshoot of the secular, material faith in human reason and power that dominates modern society. This book traces the  Read more...

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