Religion and the New Ecology: Environmental Responsibility in a World in Flux (Paperback)
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Short Description for Religion and the New Ecology For many years, ecologists and the environmentalists who looked to ecology for authority depicted a dichotomy between a pristine, stable nature and disruptive human activity. Most contemporary ecologists, however, conceive of nature as undergoing continual change and find that "flux of nature" is a more accurate and fruitful metaphor than "balance of nature." The contributors to this volume addres
- Published: 30 August 2006
- Format: Paperback 336 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780268034047 ISBN 10: 0268034044
- Sales rank: 753,035
Full description for Religion and the New Ecology
The contributors address how the paradigm of "flux of nature" fits into the broader history of ecological science and the cultural history of the West and, in particular, how environmental ethics and ecotheology should respond to it.