Sacred mountains : a Christian ethical approach to mountaintop removal (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Sacred mountains : a Christian ethical approach to mountaintop removal

Author: Andrew R H Thompson
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
Series: Place matters.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Proposes a Christian ethical analysis of the controversial mining practice that has increasingly divided the US and has often led to fierce and even violent confrontations. Andrew R.H. Thompson provides a thorough introduction to the issues surrounding surface mining, including the environmental consequences and the resultant religious debates, and highlights the discussions being carried out in the media.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thompson, Andrew R.H.
Sacred mountains
(DLC) 2015035923
(OCoLC)908071876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew R H Thompson
ISBN: 9780813166018 0813166012 9780813166001 0813166004 9780813166698 0813166691
OCLC Number: 927169035
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ethics in its place --
Overturning mountains --
Downstream impacts: environmental, economic, and social effects of mountaintop removal --
Environmental ethics and the construction of values --
Relation, revelation, and revolution: a theocentric approach to mountaintop removal --
The meanings of the mountains: discourses of power, identity, and destruction in the mountaintop removal debate --
All my holy mountain: power, identity, and reclamation from a theocentric perspective --
Loving the mountains: conclusions, challenges, and ways forward.
Series Title: Place matters.
Responsibility: Andrew R.H. Thompson.

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