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Dark green religion : nature spirituality and the planetary future

Author: Bron Raymond Taylor
Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
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"In this work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of "green religions" in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. Tracing a wide range of groups - radical environmental activists, lifestyle-focused bioregionalists, surfers, new-agers involved in "ecopsychology," and groups that hold scientific narratives as sacred - Taylor  Read more...
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Taylor, Bron Raymond.
Dark green religion.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009009180
(OCoLC)313078466
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bron Raymond Taylor
ISBN: 9780520944459 0520944453 128236104X 9781282361041 9780520237759 0520237757 9780520261006 0520261003
OCLC Number: 593216392
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 338 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introducing religion and dark green religion --
Dark green religion --
Dark green religion in North America --
Radical environmentalism --
Surfing spirituality --
Globalization with predators and moving pictures --
Globalization in arts, sciences, and letters --
Terrapolitan earth religion --
Conclusion: Dark green religion and the planetary future.
Responsibility: Bron Taylor.

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Examines the evolution of 'green religions' in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. This book emphasizes the  Read more...

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