Sacred Nature

The Environmental Potential of Religious Naturalism

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Jerome A. Stone
  • New York, NY: 
    Routledge
    , May
     2017.
     146 pages.
     $44.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781138897854.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Sacred Nature examines the crisis of environmental degradation through the prism of religious naturalism, which seeks rich spiritual engagement in a world without a god. Jerome Stone introduces students to the growing field of religious naturalism, exploring a series of questions about how it addresses the environmental crises, evaluating the merits of public prophetic discourse that uses the language of spirituality. He presents and defends the concept of religious naturalism while drawing out the implications of religious naturalism for addressing some of the major environmental issues facing humans today. This book is designed for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as scholars specializing in contemporary religious thought or environmental studies.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Jerome A. Stone is a professor emeritus, department of philosophy, William Rainey Harper College, and formerly taught at Meadville Lombard Theological School. He is also a Community Minister affiliated with the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Illinois.

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