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Indigenous Traditions and Ecology The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community (Religions of the World and Ecology) by FrГ©dГ©rique Apffel-Marglin

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Published by Harvard Center for the Study of World Religions .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmentalist thought & ideology,
  • Religious social & pastoral thought & activity,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Ethnophilosophy,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Ecology,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Spirituality,
  • Nature / Ecology,
  • Cosmology,
  • Indigenous peoples,
  • Religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn A. Grim (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages824
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8448965M
ISBN 100945454279
ISBN 109780945454274

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"Confronting readers with the awful human and ecological costs borne by indigenous peoples in an age of globalization, this book also celebrates ecological ethnicities and their creative forms of resistance. If you live on this planet, you need to read this book. If you love this planet, you will want to.". The authors, a diverse group of indigenous and non-native scholars and environmental activists, address compelling and urgent questions facing indigenous communities as they struggle with threats to their own sovereignty, increased market and media . The book contains excellent discussions of the continuing exploitation of indigenous peoples in terms of environmental racism as exemplified by the proposed disposal of nuclear wastes on indigenous reservations. It covers ecological, religious, and political issues in a striking way. Several writers pose ‘liberative’ ecological strategies grounded in indigenous epistemologies. Recommended. ” —L. De Danaan, Choice “ The pressures on indigenous lands and traditions and the commodification of indigenous lands by corporate and government powers are important issues addressed in this volume. The book contains excellent discussions of the continuing exploitation of indigenous peoples .

Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community Issue 97 of ISSR library Publications of the Center for the Study of World Religions. Review of Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community Edited by John A. Grim. The indigenous traditions of the Americas provide the majority of examples of indigenous religions given in this article. This article also examines indigenous lifeways and the fourfold embodiment: the individual person (or embodied self), the native society, the larger community of life in a region (nature or ecology), and the powerful.   Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community (Religions of the World and Ecology) Hardcover – 20 Aug. by John A Grim (Author) Promotion Message No-Rush : John A Grim.

  Buy a cheap copy of Indigenous Traditions and Ecology: The book by Diane Bell. A new perspective on religions and the environment emerges from this collection. The authors, a diverse group of indigenous and non-native scholars and. formulation of ways to benefit from indigenous peoples’ ecological and spiritual traditions–which emerge from their social and ecological contexts and relate to complementary concepts in dominant U.S. religions–to address contemporary ecological problems and human rights issues, and promote the commons good and the common good;. Indigenous Traditions and Ecology The Interbeing of Cosmology and Community Edited by John Grim A new perspective on religions and the environment emerges from this collection. Indigenous Traditions and Ecology Conference The Indigenous Traditions and Ecology conference held on November , was part of the Religions of the World and Ecology conference series, hosted by the Center for the Study of World Religions (CSWR) at Harvard Divinity School This series was the result of research conducted at the Center over a three-year period ().