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Sistah Vegan

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Publisher : Lantern Books
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ISBN 13 : 1590562577
Pages : 209 pages
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Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

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ISBN 13 : 1317655338
Pages : 463 pages
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Download Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology PDF Format Full Free by Willis J. Jenkins and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-07-22 with total page 463 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of the field. It encourages both appreciative and critical angles regarding religious traditions, communities, attitude, and practices. It presents contrasting ways of thinking about "religion" and about "ecology" and about ways of connecting the two terms. Written by a team of leading international experts, the Handbook discusses dynamics of change within religious traditions as well as their roles in responding to global challenges such as climate change, water, conservation, food and population. It explores the interpretations of indigenous traditions regarding modern environmental problems drawing on such concepts as lifeway and indigenous knowledge. This volume uniquely intersects the field of religion and ecology with new directions within the humanities and the sciences. This interdisciplinary volume is an essential reference for scholars and students across the social sciences and humanities and for all those looking to understand the significance of religion in environmental studies and policy.


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This Sacred Earth

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ISBN 13 : 1136915397
Pages : 783 pages
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Download This Sacred Earth PDF Format Full Free by Roger S. Gottlieb and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2003-11-07 with total page 783 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Updated with nearly forty new selections to reflect the tremendous growth and transformation of scholarly, theological, and activist religious environmentalism, the second edition of This Sacred Earth is an unparalleled resource for the study of religion's complex relationship to the environment.


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An Invitation to Environmental Sociology

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Publisher : SAGE Publications
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ISBN 13 : 1506366007
Pages : 504 pages
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Download An Invitation to Environmental Sociology PDF Format Full Free by Michael Mayerfeld Bell and published by SAGE Publications. This book was released on 2020-09-23 with total page 504 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If there were ever a time for environmental sociology, it is now. As COVID-19 is spreading across our communities, our countries, our world, we have all become too familiar with maintaining that awful term of "social distance." Yet there can be no true distance from that which is always with us and within us: our social ecology An Invitation to Environmental Sociology invites students to delve into this rapidly changing field. Written in a lively, engaging style, the authors cover a broad range of topics in environmental sociology with a personal passion rarely seen in sociology texts. The book′s unique organization explores three different kinds of questions about interactions between humans and the natural world: the material, the ideal, and the practical. The Sixth Edition of this bestseller comprises 12 chapters instead of 13, making it easier to fit into the normal rhythm of a course. But the result is also an edition that is up-to-date and enriched with much newer material, while continuing to use an inviting tone that the title promises. Included with this title: The password-protected Instructor Resource Site (formally known as SAGE Edge) offers access to all text-specific resources, including a test bank and editable, chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides. Learn more.


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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology

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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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ISBN 13 : 1118465547
Pages : 560 pages
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Download The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology PDF Format Full Free by John Hart and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2017-03-24 with total page 560 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the face of the current environmental crisis—which clearly has moral and spiritual dimensions—members of all the world’s faiths have come to recognize the critical importance of religion’s relationship to ecology. The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Ecology offers a comprehensive overview of the history and the latest developments in religious engagement with environmental issues throughout the world. Newly commissioned essays from noted scholars of diverse faiths and scientific traditions present the most cutting-edge thinking on religion’s relationship to the environment. Initial readings explore the ways traditional concepts of nature in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and other religious traditions have been shaped by the environmental crisis. Readings then address the changing nature of theology and religious thought in response to the challenges of protecting the environment. Various conceptual issues and themes that transcend individual traditions—climate change, bio-ethics, social justice, ecofeminism, and more—are then analyzed before a final section examines some of the immediate challenges we face in caring for the Earth while looking to the future of religious environmentalism. Timely and thought-provoking, Companion to Religion and Ecology offers illuminating insights into the role of religion in the ongoing struggle to secure the future well-being of our natural world. With a foreword by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, and an Afterword by John Cobb


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The Routledge Handbook of Ecofeminism and Literature

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Publisher : Taylor & Francis
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ISBN 13 : 100063440X
Pages : 587 pages
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Download The Routledge Handbook of Ecofeminism and Literature PDF Format Full Free by Douglas A. Vakoch and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2022-09-19 with total page 587 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Routledge Handbook of Ecofeminism and Literature explores the interplay between the domination of nature and the oppression of women, as well as liberatory alternatives, bringing together essays from leading academics in the field to facilitate cutting-edge critical readings of literature. Covering the main theoretical approaches and key literary genres of the area, this volume includes: • Examination of ecofeminism through the literatures of a diverse sampling of languages, including Hindi, Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish; native speakers of Tamil, Vietnamese, Turkish, Slovene, and Icelandic. • Analysis of core issues and topics, offering innovative approaches to interpreting literature, including: activism, animal studies, cultural studies, disability, gender essentialism, hegemonic masculinity, intersectionality, material ecocriticism, postcolonialism, posthumanism, postmodernism, race, and sentimental ecology. • Surveys key periods and genres of ecofeminism and literary criticism, including chapters on Gothic, Romantic, and Victorian literatures, children and young adult literature, mystery, and detective fictions, including interconnected genres of climate fiction, science fiction, and fantasy, and distinctive perspectives provided by travel writing, autobiography, and poetry. This collection explores how each of ecofeminism’s core concerns can foster a more emancipatory literary theory and criticism, now and in the future. This comprehensive volume will be of great interest to scholars and students of literature, ecofeminism, ecocriticism, gender studies, and the environmental humanities.


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T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Theology and Climate Change

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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
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ISBN 13 : 0567675173
Pages : 728 pages
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Download T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Theology and Climate Change PDF Format Full Free by and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2019-12-12 with total page 728 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Theology and Climate Change entails a wide-ranging conversation between Christian theology and various other discourses on climate change. Given the far-reaching complicity of "North Atlantic Christianity" in anthropogenic climate change, the question is whether it can still collaborate with and contribute to ongoing mitigation and adaptation efforts. The main essays in this volume are written by leading scholars from within North Atlantic Christianity and addressed primarily to readers in the same context; these essays are critically engaged by respondents situated in other geographic regions, minority communities, non-Christian traditions, or non-theological disciplines. Structured in seven main parts, the handbook explores: 1) the need for collaboration with disciplines outside of Christian theology to address climate change; 2) the need to find common moral ground for such collaboration; 3) the difficulties posed by collaborating with other Christian traditions from within; 4) the questions that emerge from such collaboration for understanding the story of God's work; and 5) God's identity and character; 6) the implications of such collaboration for ecclesial praxis; and 7) concluding reflections examining whether this volume does justice to issues of race, gender, class, other animals, religious diversity, geographical divides and carbon mitigation. This rich ecumenical, cross-cultural conversation provides a comprehensive and in-depth engagement with the theological and moral challenges raised by anthropogenic climate change.


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Publisher : University of Bamberg Press
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ISBN 13 : 3863097874
Pages : 260 pages
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T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Theology and the Modern Sciences

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ISBN 13 : 0567680436
Pages : 384 pages
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Download T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Theology and the Modern Sciences PDF Format Full Free by John P. Slattery and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2020-10-01 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This handbook surveys the many relationships between scientific studies of the world around us and Christian concepts of the Divine from the ancient Greeks to modern ecotheology. From Augustine to Hildegard of Bingen, Genesis to Frederick Douglass, and physics to sociology, this volume opens the intersections of Christian theology and science to new concepts, voices, and futures. The central goal of the handbook is to bring new perspectives to the foreground of Christian theological engagement with science, and to highlight the many engagements today that are not often identified as 'science-theology' discussions. The handbook thus includes several aspects not found in previous handbooks on the same topic: significant representation from the three major branches of Christianity-Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant; multiple essays on areas of modern science not traditionally part of the “theology and science” dialogue, such as discussions of race, medicine, and sociology; a collection of essays on historical theologians' approaches to nature and science. T&T Clark Handbook to Christian Theology and the Modern Sciences is divided into 3 sections: historical explorations, encompassing a eleven chapters from Aristotle to Frederick Douglass; Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox surveys of theology-science scholarship in the 20th and 21st centuries; and ten explorations in Christian theology today, from Einsteinian physics to decolonial sociology. The 24 chapters than span the volume offer the reader, whether scholar, student, or layperson, an essential resource for any future conversations around science and Christian theology.


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Planetary Solidarity

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Publisher : Fortress Press
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ISBN 13 : 1506408931
Pages : 392 pages
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Download Planetary Solidarity PDF Format Full Free by Grace Ji-Sun Kim and published by Fortress Press. This book was released on 2017-09-01 with total page 392 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Planetary Solidarity brings together leading Latina, womanist, Asian American, Anglican American, South American, Asian, European, and African woman theologians on the issues of doctrine, women, and climate justice. Because women make up the majority of the world’s poor and tend to be more dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods and survival, they are more vulnerable when it comes to climate-related changes and catastrophes. Representing a subfield of feminist theology that uses doctrine as interlocutor, this book ask how Christian doctrine might address the interconnected suffering of women and the earth in an age of climate change. While doctrine has often stifled change, it also forms the thread that weaves Christian communities together. Drawing on postcolonial ecofeminist/womanist analysis and representing different ecclesial and denominational traditions, contributors use doctrine to envision possibilities for a deep solidarity with the earth and one another while addressing the intersection of gender, race, class, and ethnicity. The book is organized around the following doctrines: creation, the triune God, anthropology, sin, incarnation, redemption, the Holy Spirit, ecclesiology, and eschatology.


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The Womanist Idea

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 13 : 1136485503
Pages : 416 pages
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Download The Womanist Idea PDF Format Full Free by Layli Maparyan and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2012-03-22 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Following on the heels of The Womanist Reader, The Womanist Idea offers a comprehensive, systematic analysis of womanism, including a detailed discussion of the womanist worldview (cosmology, ontology, epistemology, logic, axiology, and methodology) and its implications for activism. From a womanist perspective, social and ecological change is necessarily undergirded by spirituality – as distinct from religion per se – which invokes a metaphysically informed approach to activism.


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Ecofeminism, Second Edition

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ISBN 13 : 1501380796
Pages : 472 pages
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Download Ecofeminism, Second Edition PDF Format Full Free by Carol J. Adams and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2021-12-16 with total page 472 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This new edition of Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth begins with an historical, grounding overview that situates ecofeminist theory and activism within the larger field of ecocriticism and provides a timeline for important publications and events. Throughout the book, authors engage with intersections of gender, sexuality, gender expression, race, disability, and species to address the various ways that sexism, heteronormativity, racism, colonialism, and ableism are informed by and support animal oppression. This collection is broken down into three separate sections: -Affect includes contributions from leading theorists and activists on how our emotions and embodiment can and must inform our relationships with the more-than-human world -Context explores the complexities of appreciating difference and the possibilities of living less violently -Climate, new to the second edition, provides an overview of our climate crisis as well as the climate for critical discussion and debate about ecofeminist ideas and actions Drawing on animal studies, environmental studies, feminist/gender studies, and practical ethics, the ecofeminist contributors to this volume stress the need to move beyond binaries and attend to context over universal judgments; spotlight the importance of care as well as justice, emotion as well as reason; and work to undo the logic of domination and its material implications.


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Religion and Sustainability: Interreligious Resources, Interdisciplinary Responses

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Publisher : Springer Nature
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ISBN 13 : 303079301X
Pages : 322 pages
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Download Religion and Sustainability: Interreligious Resources, Interdisciplinary Responses PDF Format Full Free by Rita D. Sherma and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2022 with total page 322 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume brings sustainability studies into creative and constructive conversation with actions, practices, and worldviews from religion and theology supportive of the vision and work of the UN SDGs. It features more than 30 chapters from scholars across diverse disciplines, including economics, ethics, theology, sociology, ritual studies, and visual culture. This interdisciplinary content presents new insights for inhibiting ecospheric devastation, which is inextricably linked to unsustainable financial, societal, racial, geopolitical, and cultural relationships. The chapters show how humanistic elements can enable the establishment of sustainable ways of thinking, feeling, and acting. This includes the aesthetic and emotive dimensions of life. The contributors cover such topics as empowering women and girls to systemically reverse climate change; nurturing interreligious peace; decolonizing landscapes; and promoting horticulture, ecovillages, equity, and animal ethics. Coverage integrates a variety of religious and theological perspectives. These include Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, and other traditions. To enable the restoration and flourishing of the ecosystems of the biosphere, human societies need to be reimagined and reordered in terms of economic, cultural, religious, racial, and social equitability. This volume illustrates transformative paradigms to help foster such change. It introduces new principles, practices, ethics, and insights to the discourse. This work will appeal to students, scholars, and professionals researching the ethical, moral, social, cultural, psychological, developmental, and other social scientific impacts of religion on the key markers of sustainability.


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Religion and the Environment

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN 13 : 1351334336
Pages : 260 pages
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Download Religion and the Environment PDF Format Full Free by Susan Power Bratton and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2020-12-31 with total page 260 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: How does religion relate to our global environment? Religion and the Environment provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to this controversial question by covering the following important themes: the religion-environment interface pre- and post-industrial religious practices related to resource extraction and the rise of the Anthropocene an analysis of religious response to the impacts of contemporary industrialization, globalization, and urbanization religious thought, leadership, policy formation, and grassroots activism relative to the environment. Religion and the Environment will offer students and general readers a sophisticated yet accessible exploration of the relationship between religion and the environment, through case studies ranging from climate change to the impacts of warfare. This engaging book will be an excellent addition to introductory courses and those approaching the topic for the first time.


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African Women's Theologies, Spirituality, and Healing

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Publisher : Paulist Press
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ISBN 13 : 1587688204
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Download African Women's Theologies, Spirituality, and Healing PDF Format Full Free by Oduyoye, Mercy Amba and published by Paulist Press. This book was released on 2019-12-19 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: African women come from a long tradition as practitioners of healing. Drawing on this tradition and on her own pastoral and theological work, Mercy Amba Oduyoye, a distinguished Methodist theologian from Ghana, discusses the spirituality that undergirds Christian healing practices in Africa, with a special focus on diseases that predominantly affect women.


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The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology

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Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
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ISBN 13 : 0199755655
Pages : 541 pages
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Download The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology PDF Format Full Free by Katie G. Cannon and published by Oxford Handbooks. This book was released on 2014 with total page 541 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Based on a thematic and topical structure, this handbook provides scholars and advanced students detailed description, analysis, and constructive discussions concerning African American theology - in the forms of black and womanist theologies. This volume surveys the academic content of African American theology by highlighting its sources; doctrines; internal debates; current challenges; and future prospects, in order to present key topics related to the wider palette of black religion in a sustained scholarly format.


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ISBN 13 : 0829800131
Pages : 140 pages
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Download Shifting Climates, Shifting People PDF Format Full Free by Miguel A. De La Torre and published by The Pilgrim Press. This book was released on 2022-11-15 with total page 140 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Marginalized by Colonialism, Forced Out by Climate Change As climate change reshapes the Earth's habitability, millions are forced to migrate . . . while millions more are constrained from escaping environmental hardship. Shifting Climates, Shifting People grapples with the disparate impacts of climate change on nations impoverished by colonialism: What happens when people have no choice but to leave their homes due to environmental devastation? What happens when they cannot leave or are prevented from leaving? Whose stories are shared and whose imaginations are empowered—and whose are erased from public knowledge—as communities are endangered or uprooted? How has White colonialism undermined the indigenous protectors of ecosystems? How is White capitalism usurping green industries? Shifting Climates, Shifting People centers the experiences of Black, Indigenous, and non-white communities for perspective on environmental destruction and the wellbeing of humanity. Contributing writers are scholars and pastors, preachers and organizers; they come to this work from Fiji and from the Osage Nation, from Ghana and from Canada, from the United States and from Indonesia, and many places in between.