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Cry of the earth, cry of the poor

Author: Leonardo Boff; Phillip Berryman
Publisher: Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, ©1997.
Series: Twentieth century religious thought
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the threated Amazon of his native Brazil, Boff traces the economic and metaphysical ties that bind the fate of the rain forests with the fate of the indigenous peopls and the poor of the land. He shows how liberation theology must join with ecology in reclaiming the dignity of the earth and our sense of a common community, part of God's creation. To illustrate the possibilities, Boff turns to resrouces  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boff, Leonardo.
Cry of the earth, cry of the poor.
Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, ©1997 publisher ISBN
Print version:
Boff, Leonardo.
Cry of the earth, cry of the poor.
Maryknoll, NY : Orbis Books, ©1997
(OCoLC)37254393
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Boff; Phillip Berryman
OCLC Number: 1043442455
Language Note: This edition in English; original language in Portuguese.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed September 15, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages).
Series Title: Twentieth century religious thought
Other Titles: Ecologia :
Responsibility: Leonardo Boff ; translated by Phillip Berryman.

Abstract:

Focusing on the threated Amazon of his native Brazil, Boff traces the economic and metaphysical ties that bind the fate of the rain forests with the fate of the indigenous peopls and the poor of the land. He shows how liberation theology must join with ecology in reclaiming the dignity of the earth and our sense of a common community, part of God's creation. To illustrate the possibilities, Boff turns to resrouces in Christian spirituality both ancient and modern, from the vision of St. Francis of Assisi to cosmic christology.

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