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Religion & the order of nature

Author: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Cadbury lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The current ecological crisis is a matter of urgent global concern, with solutions being sought on many fronts. In this book, Seyyed Hossein Nasr argues that the devastation of our world has been exacerbated, if not actually caused, by the reductionist view of nature that has been advanced by modern secular science. What is needed, he believes, is the recovery of the truth to which the great, enduring religions all
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seyyed Hossein Nasr
ISBN: 0195102746 9780195102741 019510823X 9780195108231 9786610452378 6610452377
OCLC Number: 32923937
Notes: "The 1994 Cadbury lectures at the University of Birmingham."
Description: 310 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Religion and Religions --
The Order of Nature --
Philosophy and the Misdeeds of Philosophy --
The Traditional Sciences, the Scientific Revolution, and Its Aftermath --
The Tragic Consequences of Humanism in the West --
The Rediscovery of Nature: Religion and the Environmental Crisis --
The Wisdom of the Body --
Religion and the Resacralization of Nature.
Series Title: Cadbury lectures.
Other Titles: Religion and the order of nature
Cadbury lectures
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The most comprehensive and intelligent treatment of its topic that has been written....Nasr is one of the major intellects of our day. * Huston Smith, University of California, Berkeley *

 
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