Religion & the Environment Products

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Religion and Urbanism

    Reconceptualising sustainable cities for South Asia

    Edited by Yamini Narayanan

    Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability

    Ethics in Sustainability Indexes

    By Sarah E. Fredericks

    The indexes used by local, national, and international governments to monitor progress toward sustainability do not adequately align with their ethical priorities and have a limited ability to monitor and promote sustainability. This book gives a theoretical and practical demonstration of how…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Whole Earth Thinking and Planetary Coexistence

    Ecological wisdom at the intersection of religion, ecology, and philosophy

    By Sam Mickey

    Like never before in history, humans are becoming increasingly interconnected with one another and with the other inhabitants and habitats of Earth. There are numerous signs of planetary interrelations, from social media and international trade to genetic engineering and global climate change. The…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Buddhism Observed

    Travellers, Exiles and Tibetan Dharma in Kathmandu

    By Peter Moran

    How do contemporary Westerners and Tibetans understand not only what it means to be 'Buddhist', but what it means to be hailed as one from 'the West' or from 'Tibet'? This anthropological study examines the encounter between Western travellers and Tibetan exiles in Bodhanath, on the outskirts of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Values in Sustainable Development

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Religions and Global Development

    Edited by Emma Tomalin

    This Handbook provides a cutting-edge survey of the state of research on religions and global development. Part one highlights critical debates that have emerged within research on religions and development, particularly with respect to theoretical, conceptual and methodological considerations,…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Bible and the Environment

    Towards a Critical Ecological Biblical Theology

    By David G. Horrell

    Environmental issues have in recent years come to the centre stage of political and ethical debate. This is a crucial topic to engage in this series. Moreover, there has long been the charge, classically formulated by Lynn White Jr, that the biblical and Christian tradition has legitimated and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28
    Routledge
    Biblical Challenges in the Contemporary World

  • Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics

    From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius

    By Whitney Bauman

    Winner of the John Templeton Award for Theological Promise, 2009 This book argues that the Christian doctrine of creatio ex nihilo (creation out of nothing) sets up a support system for a "logic of domination" toward human and earth others. Conceptually inspired by the work of theologian Catherine…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Systematic Theology and Climate Change

    Ecumenical Perspectives

    Edited by Michael S. Northcott, Peter M. Scott

    This book offers the first comprehensive systematic theological reflection on arguably the most serious issue facing humanity and other creatures today. Responding to climate change is often left to scientists, policy makers and activists, but what understanding does theology have to offer? In this…

    Paperback – 2014-05-20
    Routledge

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