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A greener faith religious environmentalism and our planet"s future by Roger S. Gottlieb

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Environmentalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Stewardship, Christian

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRoger S. Gottlieb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .G69 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3407304M
ISBN 100195176480
ISBN 109780195176483
LC Control Number2005023084

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A Greener Faith Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future (Book): Gottlieb, Roger S.: In a time of darkening environmental prospects, frightening religious fundamentalism, and moribund liberalism, the remarkable and historically unprecedented rise of religious environmentalism is a profound source of hope. In A Greener Faith, Roger S. Gottlieb chronicles the promises of this. Jun 04,  · A Greener Faith therefore makes religious environmentalism of importance not only to pragmatic environmentalists and political observers but to religionists, for it signals that religious communities, pressed by a new kind of social challenge, have begun adapting and redeploying their traditions to offer meaningful responses. More importantly. Aug 14,  · BOOK REVIEW:A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future, by Roger S. Gottlieb As I was reading A Greener Faith (Oxford University Press, $) on a train, the woman beside me asked me what it was about. When I told her that the book describes the growing involvement of religious people in the environmental movement, she pulled a battered Bible out of her . Oct 01,  · Greener grass was a great book, At first it was slow and I wasn't to interested in the book, but once I had past Chapter 4 it was hard to put the book down and I ended up finishing it in two- three days. the story was about a fictional character set in Ireland of where they had the potato Famine.4/5.

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