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Religion and sustainable agriculture : world spiritual traditions and food ethics

Author: Todd LeVasseur; Pramod Parajuli; Norman Wirzba; Vandana Shiva
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2016] ©2016
Series: Culture of the land.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this wide-ranging collection, eminent scholars, theologians, activists, and lay farmers illuminate how religious beliefs influence and are influenced by the values and practices of sustainable agriculture. Together, they analyse a multitude of agricultural practices for their contributions to healthy, ethical living and environmental justice."--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd LeVasseur; Pramod Parajuli; Norman Wirzba; Vandana Shiva
ISBN: 9780813167978 0813167973
OCLC Number: 945951487
Description: x, 376 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Our flesh was made from corn / Leonor Hurtado Paz y Paz Cristóbal Cojtí García --
Soils, spirits and the cosmocentric economy: Recreating Amazonian dark earth in Peru / Frédérique Apffel-Marglin --
Renewal of non-western methods for sustainable living / Eston Dickson Pembamoyo --
Nature spirituality, sustainable agriculture, and the nature/culture paradox: the permaculture scene in Lower Puna, Big Island of Hawaii / Michael Lemons --
Hindu traditions and peasant farming in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal / Jagannath Adhikari --
Dharma for the earth, water, and agriculture: Perspectives from the Swadhyaya / Gandhi's agrarian legacy: Practicing food, justic, and sustainability in India / A. Whitney Sanford --
Thailand's moral rice revolution: Cultivating a collective eccological consciousness / Alexander Harrow Kaufman --
The seven species and their relevance to sustainable agriculture in Israel today / Elaine Solowey --
Tending to the Garden of Eden: Sacred Jewish agriculture traditions / Yigal Deutscher --
Religion, local community, and sustainable agriculture / Anna Peterson --
Heideggerian reflections on three Mennonite cookbooks and a Mennonite farm in Northwest Ohio / Raymond F. Person Jr. and Mark H. Dixon --
Steward or Priest? The possibilities of a Christian chicken farmer / Ragan Sutterfield --
Religion and agriculture: How Islam forms the moral core of SEKEM's holistic development approach in Egypt / Maximilian Abouleish-Boes --
Tohono O'odham Himdag and Agri/culture / Tristan Reader and Terrol Dew Johnson --
Conclusion: Searching for Annapurna; or, Cultivating earthbound regenerative abundance in the anthropocene / Pramod Parajuli.
Series Title: Culture of the land.
Responsibility: edited by Todd LeVasseur, Pramod Parajuli, and Norman Wirzba ; foreword by Vandana Shiva.

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