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This sacred earth : religion, nature, environment

Author: Roger S Gottlieb
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Updating a survey of religion's complex relationahip to the environment, "This Sacred Earth", 2nd edition reflects the tremendous growth in the 1990s and early 21st century and transformation of  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger S Gottlieb
ISBN: 0415943604 9780415943604 0415943590 9780415943598
OCLC Number: 52721149
Description: xvii, 762 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. The moment of seeing: Selections from nature writers linking nature and spirit --
From the Haibun / Matsuo Bashō ; trans. David Landis Barnhill --
On the lure of the country / William Hazlitt --
From Walking / Henry David Thoreau --
Nature / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
From Thousand-mile walk to the Gulf / John Muir --
From A Sand County almanac / Aldo Leopold --
Nature / Luther Standing Bear --
Seeing the light / Robert Finch --
The kill hole / Linda Hogan. pt. II. How have traditional religions viewed nature? --
The creation / Fanetorens (Ray Fadden) --
Death and rebirth of the universe (Hindu) ; The parade of ants (Hindu) ; The five suns (Aztec) ; Persephone (Greek) / Joseph L. Henderson and Maud Oaks --
From Forests : the shadow of civilization / Robert Pogue Harrison --
From the Tao te ching / Laz Tzu --
Selections / Hebrew Bible --
Selections / Qur'an --
Jews, Jewish texts, and nature : a brief history / Daniel Swartz --
From Legends of the Bible / Louis Ginzberg --
From In and out of the world : Christian theological anthropology and environmental ethics / Anna Peterson --
Traditional Native Hawaiian environmental philosophy / Michael Kioni Dudley --
Early Buddhist view on nature / Chatsumarn Kabilsingh --
Illuminating darkness : the monk-cave-bat-ecosystem complex in Thailand / Leslie E. Sponsel and Poranee Natadecha-Sponsel --
Satyagraha for conservation : awakening the spirit of Hinduism / O.P. Dwivedi --
Islamic environmental ethics, law, and society / Mawil Y. Izzi Deen (Samarrai) --
Central African voices on the human-environment relationship / Richard B. Peterson --
An Aboriginal perspective on the integrity of creation / Stan McKay --
Biodiversity and tradition in Malaysia / Patrick Segundad --
Learning to connect spirit, mind, body, and heart to the environment : a healer's perspective / Lea Bill--Rippling Water Woman. pt. III. Ecotheology in an age of environmental crisis : transforming tradition --
The historical roots of our ecological crisis / Lynn White --
The ecological crisis : a common responsibility / Pope John Paul II --
Creation and the covenant of caring / American Baptist Churches USA --
Basis for our caring / Evangelical Lutheran Church in America --
Evangelical declaration on the environment / Evangelical Environmental Network --
Address of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew / Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew --
Christianity and ecology / John F. Haught --
Protestant theology and deep ecology / John B. Cobb, Jr. --
The scope of the body : the cosmic Christ / Sallie McFague --
What is eco-kosher? / Arthur Waskow --
African-American resources for a more inclusive liberation theology / Theodore Walker, Jr. --
An Islamic response to the manifest ecological crisis : issues of justice / Nawal H. Ammar --
Hinduism and deep ecology / Christopher Key Chapple --
Beyond the enlightenment mentality / Tu Weiming --
To save all beings : Buddhist environmental activism / Stephanie Kaza --
Somebody, not something : do animals have souls? / Gary A. Kowalski --
The theological basis of animal rights / Andrew Linzey --
No place to hide : spirituality, avoidance, and denial / Roger S. Gottlieb. pt. IV. Ecotheology in an age of environmental crisis: ecofeminist spirituality --
Ecofeminism : symbolic and social connections of the oppression of women and the domination of nature / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
The Trinity and human experience : an ecofeminist approach / Ivone Gebara --
Ecology is a sistah's issue too : the politics of emergent Afrocentric ecowomanism / Shamara Shantu Riley --
Something or nothing : an eco-womanist essay on God, creation, and indispensability / Karen Baker-Fletcher --
Sensuous minds and the possibilities of a Jewish ecofeminist practice / Irene Diamond and David Seidenberg --
Messages from the past : the world of the goddess / Riane Eisler --
The rainbow bridge / Brooke Medicine Eagle --
The Chipko woman's concept of freedom / Vandana Shiva. pt. V. Ecotheology in an age of environmental crisis: spiritual deep ecology --
The fawn / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
The ecology of magic / David Abram --
Into the future / Thomas Berry --
Faith, power, and ecology / Joanna Macy --
From The others : how animals made us human / Paul Shepard. pt. VI. Religious practice for a sacred earth --
Dance to heal the Earth / Dee Smith --
Earth Gathas / Thich Nhat Hanh --
Blessings and praise and Bal Taschit / Ellen Bernstein and Dan Fink --
Wiwanyag Wachpi : the sun dance / Black Elk --
Worship resources, Earth Day Sunday / National Council of Churches --
Invocation / John Seed --
Gaia meditations / John Seed and Joanna Macy --
Evolutionary remembering / John Seed and Pat Fleming --
The blessing of the water / Marina Lachecki. pt. VII. Ecology, religion, and society --
Saving the world : religion and politics in the environmental movement / Roger S. Gottlieb --
Environmental justice, neopreservationism, and sustainable spirituality / Mark I. Wallace --
Reinhabiting religion : green sisters, ecological renewal, and the biogeography of religious landscape --
/ Sarah McFarland Taylor --
Interview with Cesar Chavez / Catherine Ingram --
Redwood rabbis / Seth Zuckerman --
Of telescopes, squirrels, and prayers : the Mt. Graham controversy / Evelyn Martin --
Mhondoro : spirit lions and sacred forests / Bruce Byers --
Seeking eco-justice in the South African context / Ernst Conradie, Charity Majiza, Jim Cochrane, Welile T. Sigabi, Victor Molobi, and David Field --
On sustainability / B.D. Sharma --
Globalization and the perennial question of justice / Mary John Mananzan --
Sacred rivers, sacred dams : competing visions of social justice and sustainable development along the Narmada / William F. Fisher --
Statements by United Church of Christ on environmental racism in St. Louis / United Church of Christ --
Race, sacrifice, and Native lands / Jonna Higgins-Freese and Jeff Tomhave --
The Cochabamba declaration on water : globalization, privatization, and the search for alternatives / Coordinadora de Defensa de Agua y de la Vida (Coalition in Defense of Water and Life) --
Street trees / Melody Ermachild Chavis --
Statement on global warming and climate change by North Carolina's religious and spiritual leaders / Change Campaign, North Carolina Chapter --
Principles of environmental justice / The First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit --
Statement by religious leaders at the Summit on Environment / religious leaders at the Summit on Environment --
Declaration of the 'Mission to Washington' / Joint Appeal by Religion and Science for the Environment --
Catholic social teaching and environmental ethics / United States Catholic Conference.
Responsibility: edited by Roger S. Gottlieb.
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