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Sacramental commons : Christian ecological ethics

Author: John Hart
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Nature's meaning.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The increasing awareness of environmental issues as ultimately moral issues has led to the intersection of religion and environment. Sacramental Commons presents a unique way of looking at this topic by relating the Christian word 'sacrament' (signs of divine presence) to the term 'commons' (shared place and shared goods, among people and between people and the natural world), suggesting that local natural settings  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hart, John, 1943-
Sacramental commons.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
(DLC) 2006004816
(OCoLC)64098448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hart
ISBN: 9781461643203 1461643201
OCLC Number: 856934988
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 248 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Sacramental universe --
The spirit of St. Francis --
Native spirits --
Sacramental commons --
Living water --
Species survival --
Nature's natural rights --
Commons good, common good, and common goods --
Job, injustice, and dynamic nature --
Jubilee in the commons --
Commons commitments: ecological ethics --
Spirit, commons, and community.
Series Title: Nature's meaning.
Responsibility: John Hart.
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Increase in awareness of environmental issues has led to the intersection of religion and environment. This work presents a unique way of looking at this topic by relating the Christian word  Read more...

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Sacramental Commons is itself a sacramental occasion. Through John Hart's religiously and morally sensitive reflections, we can discern the natural signs of the Spirit's creative love and, Read more...

 
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