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Sustainability : economics, ecology, and justice

Author: John B Cobb
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis, ©1992.
Series: Ecology and justice.
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Cobb, John B.
Sustainability.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis, ©1992
(OCoLC)891956041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John B Cobb
ISBN: 088344822X 9780883448229 0883448238 9780883448236
OCLC Number: 26097686
Description: vi, 130 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Christian existence in a world of limits. The necessity for drastic changes --
Christian realism --
The eschatological attitude --
The discernment of Christ --
The way of the cross --
Prophetic vision --
Conclusion. 2. Ecojustice and Christian salvation. Church policy in an era of limits --
Personal and structural change --
The problem of limits --
Ethical alternatives --
A hopeful future. 3. Can a livable society be sustainable? Willingness to change --
Elements in a sustainable society --
Freeing ourselves from dependence on fossil fuels --
Arcologies, competition, and consumerism --
Sustainable societies throughout the world --
Questions about decentralizing --
Moving toward sustainable and livable societies. 4. Economics and ecology in the United States. Economics --
Ecology --
The relation of economy and ecology --
The question of growth --
Toward an agricultural policy --
Present industrial policy --
Free trade --
Policies for a self-sufficient industrial economy --
Economics for community --
Policy implications of economics for community --
Policies for a sustainable economy. 5. Beyond anthropocentrism. The "integrity of creation" --
Moving beyond anthropocentrism. 6. The debate among those beyond anthropocentrism --
The voice of the church. 7. Hope on a dying planet. Earth's story --
An altenative to complacency --
Our hope is in more than hope itself --
The spirit of life and love and hope.
Series Title: Ecology and justice.
Responsibility: John B. Cobb., Jr.

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