Environment and Religion

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Faith, Hope, and Sustainability

A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.

Mindfulness as Sustainability

Offers practical and personal ways to help mitigate global climate change while sustaining an emotional and spiritual center through mindfulness practice.

Waste Not

Traces the development of bal tashḥit, the Jewish prohibition against wastefulness and destruction, from its biblical origins to the contemporary environmental movement.

The Imagination of Plants

Examines the role of plants in botanical mythology, from Aboriginal Australia to Zoroastrian Persia.

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place

Examines religious communities as advocates of environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture practices.

Neo-Confucian Ecological Humanism

Addresses Ming Dynasty philosopher Wang Fuzhi’s neo-Confucianism from the perspective of contemporary ecological humanism.

Mountains, Rivers, and the Great Earth

Engages the global ecological crisis through a radical rethinking of what it means to inhabit the earth.

The Variety of Integral Ecologies

Presents integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities, social sciences, and biophysical sciences.

Environmental Philosophy in Asian Traditions of Thought

Seminal essays on environmental philosophy from Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions of thought.

Ecology Is Permanent Economy

Explores the nonviolent philosophy and environmental activism of India’s Sunderlal Bahuguna.

The Ordination of a Tree

A firsthand look at the Thai Buddhist environmental movement and its activist monks.

Plants as Persons

Challenges readers to reconsider the moral standing of plants.