Ecowomanism, Religion and Ecology

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Melanie Harris


                    ***This title is in eBook format***

Ecowomanism emerges from third wave womanist thought that emphasises interdisciplinary, interreligious and intergenerational dialogue as approaches to environmental ethics. Ecowomanism unashamedly validates the importance of the perspectives of women of color, and especially the voices, perspectives and contributions of women of African descent.

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

Melanie L. Harris is director of African American and Africana studies and professor of religion and ethics at Texas Christian University. She is a graduate of the Harvard Leadership Program and her research focuses on Womanist ethics and ecology. She is the author of Gifts of Virtue: Alice Walker and Womanist Ethics, Ecowomanism: Earth Honoring Faiths, and co-editor of Faith, Feminism, and Scholarship.


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