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Religion and resistance in Appalachia : faith and the fight against mountaintop removal coal mining

Author: Joseph D Witt
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016] ©2016
Series: Place matters (Series) (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how religious and environmental ethics foster resistance to mountaintop removal coal mining. Drawing on extensive interviews with activists, teachers, preachers, and community leaders,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph D Witt
ISBN: 9780813168128 0813168120
OCLC Number: 945951466
Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Marsh Fork Elementary, June 23, 2009 --
Religion, place, and mountaintop removal --
Seeking justice: religion, service, and defending the poor in Appalachia --
Caring for creation: environmental stewardship and theocentric activism in Appalachia --
Defending mother earth: biocentrism and nature-venerating spiritualities --
Religion, friction, and cultural encounter in the anti-mountaintop removal movement --
Looking to the future in Appalachia and beyond.
Series Title: Place matters (Series) (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: Joseph D. Witt.

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Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining captures and interprets the complexities of what is going on - religiously, as well as politically, Read more...

 
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