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Spiritual ecology : a quiet revolution

Author: Leslie E Sponsel
Publisher: Santa Barbara : Praeger, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A prominent scientist and scholar documents and explains the thoughts, actions, and legacies of spiritual ecology's pioneers from ancient times to the present, demonstrating how the movement may  Read more...

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Named Person: Franz, von Assisi Heiliger; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie E Sponsel
ISBN: 9780313364099 0313364095 9780313364105 0313364109
OCLC Number: 759916019
Description: xxii, 284 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What's in a tree? --
Enchanted nature, animism --
The original spiritual ecologists, indigenous peoples --
Ecologically noble or ignoble? --
Natural wisdom and action, the Buddha --
Medieval radical, Saint Francis of Assisi --
The spirit of Walden, Henry David Thoreau --
Wilderness disciple, John Muir --
Spiritual science, Rudolf Steiner --
Nature as Thou, Martin Buber --
Challenging Christians, Lynn White, Jr. --
Supernovas --
Can a poet save nature? W.S. Merwin --
Reconnecting, Joanna Macy --
Green patriarch, Bartholomew I --
To plant a tree, Wangari Maathai --
Desert spirituality, Burning Man --
Avatar, opening Pandora's box, James Cameron --
Atheist spiritual ecology, Donald A. Crosby --
Natural theology, Alister E. McGrath --
Secularization of the sacred, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet.
Responsibility: Leslie E. Sponsel.
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