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Environmental Millennialism  

Robin Globus and Bron Taylor

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article offers a description of the phenomenon of environmental millennialism. Environmentalism synthesises hard science and religion to formulate millennial themes. Although relevant ... More

Genetic Engineering and Nature: Human and Otherwise  

Thomas A. Shannon

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
Evolution introduced the notion of change into the world of biology and also culture. Prior to this time, the dominant understanding of reality was governed by a static concept of reality. ... More

Population, Religion, and Ecology  

Daniel C. Maguire

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
A chastening look at our history shows that ethics and religion are no match for the efficacy of genetic inscription when it comes to the protection of our species and of our biological ... More

Religion and Ecology: Survey of the Field  

Mary Evelyn Tucker

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
The environmental crisis has been well documented in its various interconnected aspects of resource depletion and species extinction, pollution growth and climate change, population ... More

Religion and Environmental Struggles in Latin America  

Lois Ann Lorentzen and Leavitt-Alcantara Salvador

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
Latin America faces environmental crises that directly affect the health and well-being of its people, especially the poor. This essay discusses the involvement of religious groups in the ... More

Religion and Environmentalism in America and Beyond  

Bron Taylor

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
Some conservative Christians consider environmentalism to be a Trojan horse that threatens Western civilization with a revitalized paganism. Even among religiously and ideologically ... More

Religion, Environmentalism, and the Meaning of Ecology  

Lisa H. Sideris

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
In recent decades, the rise of religious environmental ethics and ecological theology has engendered a number of positive and fruitful connections between the study of religion and other ... More

Religious Environmentalism in Action  

Roger S. Gottlieb

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save the Narmada), an organization formed by India's leading environmentalists, has been struggling for seventeen years, trying to halt the construction of dams on ... More

Science and Religion in the Face of the Environmental Crisis  

Holmes Rolston III

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
Both science and religion are challenged by the environmental crisis, both to reevaluate the natural world and to reevaluate their dialogue with each other. Many theologians and ethicists ... More

The Scientist and the Shepherd: The Emergence of Evangelical Environmentalism  

Calvin B. DeWitt

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Nov 2006
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Sep 2009
In building the movement called evangelical environmentalism, there were two great needs. First was the need to build a creation theology, and more specifically a creation-care theology. ... More

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