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Author Martínez de Anguita, Pablo
Title Environmental Solidarity : How Religions Can Sustain Sustainability
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (205 pages)
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Series Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought Ser
Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought Ser
Note Cover -- Environmental Solidarity: How Religions can Sustain Sustainability -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- Acknowledgments -- Part I A Promising Earth -- 1 Sunrise in Copan -- Part II Understanding the Environmental Problem -- 2 An Environment in Degradation -- 3 The Planet and Us -- 4 The Possessions of Odysseus -- Part III Seeking an Ethic for Nature -- 5 Antecedents -- 6 The Social Answers -- Part IV Finding a Religious Sense -- 7 Environment and Religion -- 8 The Human Problem -- 9 Ecology as if God were Happening -- Part V "Environmental Solidarity": A New Paradigm -- 10 Relating Environmental Solidarity to Economics, Policy, and Ethics -- 11 Fitting Environmental Solidarity Within the Catholic Faith -- 12 Epilogue: Sunset in Barcelona -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
The past few decades have seen the beginnings of a convergence between religions and ecological movements. The environmental crisis has called the religions of the world to respond by finding their voice within the larger Earth community. At the same time, a certain religiosity has started to emerge in some areas of secular ecological thinking. Beyond mere religious utilitarianism, rooted in an understanding of the deepest connections between human beings, their worldviews, and nature itself, this book tries to show how religious believers can look at the world through the eyes of faith and find a broader paradigm to sustain sustainability, proposing a model for transposing this paradigm into practice, so as to develop long-term sustainable solutions that can be tested against reality
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Martínez de Anguita, Pablo Environmental Solidarity : How Religions Can Sustain Sustainability London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9780415524216
Subject Sustainability -- Religious aspects.;Sustainable development -- Religious aspects.;Environmentalism -- Religious aspects
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