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Faith, Hope, and Sustainability
Faith, Hope, and Sustainability (June 2021)
The Greening of US Faith Communities
Cybelle T. Shattuck - Author

A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.

Faith, Hope, and Sustainability explores the experiences of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably. A church in Maine partners with fishermen to create the first community-supported fishery, so they can make a living...(Read More)
 
 
Mindfulness as Sustainability
Mindfulness as Sustainability (February 2021)
Lessons from the World's Religions
Maria Jaoudi - Author

Offers practical and personal ways to help mitigate global climate change while sustaining an emotional and spiritual center through mindfulness practice.

The inundation of terrifying environmental news in recent years has left many people exhausted and in despair about our planet’s future. In Mindfulness as Sustainability, Maria Jaoudi addresses the need to take care of ou...(Read More)
 
 
Waste Not
Waste Not (December 2019)
A Jewish Environmental Ethic
Tanhum S. Yoreh - Author

Traces the development of bal tashḥit, the Jewish prohibition against wastefulness and destruction, from its biblical origins to the contemporary environmental movement.

Bal tashḥit, the Jewish prohibition against wastefulness and destruction, is considered to be an ecological ethical principle by contemporary Jewish environmentalists. Waste Not provides a comprehensive intellectual history of t...(Read More)
 
 
The Imagination of Plants
The Imagination of Plants (July 2019)
A Book of Botanical Mythology
Matthew Hall - Author

Examines the role of plants in botanical mythology, from Aboriginal Australia to Zoroastrian Persia.

Plants have a remarkable mythology dating back thousands of years. From the ancient Greeks to contemporary Indigenous cultures, human beings have told colorful and enriching stories that have presented plants as sensitive, communicative, and intelligent. This book explores the myri...(Read More)
 
 
Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place
Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place (December 2017)
From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture
Todd LeVasseur - Author

Gold Medalist 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Religion Category
FINALIST - 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Religion category


Examines religious communities as advocates of environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture practices.

Writing at the interface of religion and nature theory, US religi...(Read More)
 
 
Mountains, Rivers, and the Great Earth
Mountains, Rivers, and the Great Earth (July 2017)
Reading Gary Snyder and Dōgen in an Age of Ecological Crisis
Jason M. Wirth - Author

FINALIST - 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Philosophy category

Engages the global ecological crisis through a radical rethinking of what it means to inhabit the earth.

Meditating on the work of American poet and environmental activist Gary Snyder and thirteenth-century Japanese Zen Master Eihei Dōgen, Jason M. Wirth dr...(Read More)
 
 
The Variety of Integral Ecologies
The Variety of Integral Ecologies (June 2017)
Nature, Culture, and Knowledge in the Planetary Era
Sam Mickey - Editor
Sean Kelly - Editor
Adam Robbert - Editor
Mary Evelyn Tucker - Foreword by

Presents integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities, social sciences, and biophysical sciences.
In the current era of increasing planetary interconnectedness, ecological theories and practices are called to become more inclusive, complex, and comprehensive. The diverse contributions to this book offer a range of integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities and sciences and ...(Read More)
 
 
Neo-Confucian Ecological Humanism
Neo-Confucian Ecological Humanism (May 2017)
An Interpretive Engagement with Wang Fuzhi (1619-1692)
Nicholas S. Brasovan - Author

Addresses Ming Dynasty philosopher Wang Fuzhi’s neo-Confucianism from the perspective of contemporary ecological humanism.

In this novel engagement with Ming Dynasty philosopher Wang Fuzhi (1619–1692), Nicholas S. Brasovan presents Wang’s neo-Confucianism as an important theoretical resource for engaging with contemporary ecological humanism. Brasovan coins the term “person-in-the-wor...(Read More)
 
 
Environmental Philosophy in Asian Traditions of Thought
Environmental Philosophy in Asian Traditions of Thought (May 2014)
J. Baird Callicott - Editor
James McRae - Editor

Seminal essays on environmental philosophy from Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions of thought.

Environmental Philosophy in Asian Traditions of Thought provides a welcome sequel to the foundational volume in Asian environmental ethics Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought. That volume, edited by J. Baird Callicott and Roger T. Ames and published in 1989, inaugurated comparative env...(Read More)
 
 
Ecology Is Permanent Economy
Ecology Is Permanent Economy (July 2013)
The Activism and Environmental Philosophy of Sunderlal Bahuguna
George Alfred James - Author

Explores the nonviolent philosophy and environmental activism of India’s Sunderlal Bahuguna.

For decades, Sunderlal Bahuguna has been an environmental activist in his native India, well known for his efforts on behalf of the Himalayas and its people. In the 1970s, he was instrumental in the successful Chipko (or “hug”) movement during which local people hugged trees to prevent logging for outside...(Read More)
 
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