Good in Nature and Humanity Connecting Science, Religion, and Spirituality with the Natural World

ISBN-10: 1559638389
ISBN-13: 9781559638388
Edition: 2nd 2002
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Description: 20 leading thinkers and writers examine the divide between faith and reason and seek a means of developing an environmental ethic that will help alleviate global environmental destruction and impoverished spirituality.

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Book details

List price: $45.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 1/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188

20 leading thinkers and writers examine the divide between faith and reason and seek a means of developing an environmental ethic that will help alleviate global environmental destruction and impoverished spirituality.

Stephen R. Kellert is Tweedy Ordway Professor Emeritus of Social Ecology at Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is the author of a number of books, including Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection, and the coeditor of Children and Nature: Psychological, Sociocultural, and Evolutionary Foundations (MIT Press).

Timothy J. Farnham is assistant professor of environmental studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He lives in Las Vegas.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Building the Bridge: Connecting Science, Religion, and Spirituality with the Natural World
Scientific and Spiritual Perspectives of Nature and Humanity
Introduction to Part I: Ethics and the Good in Nature and Humanity
The Contribution of Scientific Understandings of nature to Moral, Spiritual, and Religious Wholeness and Well-Being
Spiritual and Religious Perspectives of Creation and Scientific Understanding of Nature
Values, Ethics, and Spiritual and Scientific Relations to Nature
Religion and Ecology: The Interaction of Cosmology and Cultivation
Gaia and the Ethical Abyss: A Natural Ethic Is a G[o]od Thing
Religious Meanings for Nature and Humanity
A Livable Future: Linking Geology and Theology
Alma De'atei, "The World That Is Coming": Reflections on Power, Knowledge, Wisdom, and Progress
Linking Spiritual and Scientific Perspectives with an Environmental Ethic
Introduction to Part II: The Search for Harmony
Work, Worship, and the Natural World: A Challenge for the Land Use Professions
Leopold's Darwin: Climbing Mountains, Developing Land
A Rising Tide for Ethics
Hunting for Spirituality: An Oxymoron?
The Idea of a Local Economy
From the Perspective of the Storyteller
The Garden of Delights: A Reading from Leap
The Mappist
Notes
About the Contributors
Index

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