- Series: Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquia
- Paperback: 544 pages
- Publisher: Fordham University Press; 1 edition (June 15, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0823227464
- ISBN-13: 978-0823227464
- Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 1.6 x 5.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.9 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,599,343 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth (Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquia) 1st Edition
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A remarkable volume, given the current debate and eco-crisis." OR
"Ecospirit is cutting-edge work for just the right moment! Every direction taken in this collection moves the discussion forward in re-theorizing nature, our place in it, and our critical practices. I strongly will use this volume at every opportunity.(―Larry Rasmussen Union Theological Seminary)
The convenors and editors chose to focus on the relation between environmentalism and post-modernism, an increasingly important engagement for eco-theology. (―ESSSAT-News)
This book is a rare combination of intelligence and vision. Its essays
deserve to be read--and reread--by scholars of religion, environmentalists,
students, and anyone who values the sacredness of the earth.
our Planet's Future and A Spirituality of Resistance; Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
. . . an inclusive affirmation of the need for and the commitment to change. (―ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment)
This wide-ranging volume embraces poetry, interfaith liturgies, ecological readings of biblical and theological texts, and philosophical analyses of our place in the natural world, all in the service of transforming our ecological attitudes and practices. (―The Christian Century)
Challenging, inspiring, and subversive. (―David Barnhill University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)
Essays that offer a theological perspective on the environment and its protection. (―The Chronicle of Higher Education)
Ecospirit is best described as state-of-the-art in its field. All the essays in Ecospirit start at the cutting edge of the interdisciplinary responses to the ecological crisis and push critical questions about the effectiveness of contemporary scholarship and activism. (―Comptes rendus)
Ecospirit inspires new converstaions and opens fresh avenues of insight contributing to Creation's healing. (―Norman Wirzba Georgetown College)
About the Author
LAUREL KEARNS is Associate Professor of Sociology of Religion and Environmental Studies in the Theological School and Graduate Division of Religion of Drew University. She is the co-editor of Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth (Fordham).
Catherine Keller is George T. Cobb Professor of Constructive Theology in the Theological School and Graduate Division of Religion at Drew University. Recent books include Cloud of the Impossible: Negative Theology and Planetary Entanglement; On the Mystery: Discerning Divinity in Process; Face of the Deep: A Theology of Becoming; and Ecospirit: Theologies and Philosophies of the Earth (Fordham).