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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 207–211.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Physikai Doxai ( The Opinions of the Natural Philosophers ), than did Aristotle himself. Tragically that work did not survive the vicissitudes of the subsequent intellectual decadence of Roman imperialism, Hellenistic religions, and the European Dark Age. But it was the primary source used by the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 169–186.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of religion. Political parties, especially those on the right—the Republican Party, the Tea Party—have “beliefs” (ideologies) that are immune to logical criticism, intractable to contrary evidence, and remain firmly held in defiance of disastrous experience forthcoming from pursuing public policies...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 310–329.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... More broadly and in secular terms, it is a ritual that brings out into public memory that which is concealed, which I have stated ought to be a major consideration for the marking of sites. A role for public religions in more mainstream functions might also serve the same purpose, reflecting...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 213–225.
Published: 01 May 2018
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 72–100.
Published: 01 May 2019
... under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Amish Anthropocene religion science technology water “Help me out, here.” The feed salesman instructed me to hold a small plastic bag up to the faucet as he turned on the water. I had never seen water samples taken in a...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2019) 11 (1): 1.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., justice, religion, temporality, and place. Across all of this work she consistently explored the way in which processes of colonization, modernization, and development produce ramifying patterns of unequal loss, destruction, disavowal, and death. Debbie published many widely read, cited, and often...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 277–284.
Published: 01 November 2016
... America, notwithstanding the secularist account of literary and cultural history that has triumphantly declared the irrelevance of religion. I do not mean here to take sides in some kind of cultural or ideological war. I only mean to suggest something quite pragmatic: to the degree that environmentalism...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Chapel chimney awaiting the emergence of white smoke, an adventurous seagull decided to alight there, holding its brown-flecked wings back and neck erect like a vigilant herald. By intruding on this teletechnological spectacle of religion—it soon had its own Twitter account, swapping quips with that of...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 251–255.
Published: 01 November 2016
... capable of remedying the damage we have done, no branch of the sciences and no form of wisdom can be left out, and that includes religion and the language particular to it” [§63]). No, it is clear that the encyclical is not aiming to condemn doctrinal errors (“relativism” is certainly criticized, but in...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 285–290.
Published: 01 November 2016
... their own frameworks for value and instead “tend to absolutize them as supreme verities.” This drives religion, Gebara argues, to play “the game of proselytism and power tactics.” 4 This often leaves those outside a powerful and organized religious grouping vulnerable—as we see when we look at the...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 300–308.
Published: 01 November 2017
... religion. 21 These emphases might constitute less a looking out at frontiers than a folding and wrinkling inward that could be called a kind of extraterrestrial involution, where involution is “a rolling, curling, or turning inwards” (OED) (apologies to Geertz’s Agricultural Involution and Hustak...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 263–269.
Published: 01 November 2016
...’ , Francis argues that only by rekindling deep spiritual values and connections will Christians, and believers of all religions, find it possible to remake an economy in which justice and love for creatures and persons is again at its core. Hence believers need to be encouraged to be ever open to God’s...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 256–262.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., Bergmann, and Vogt, Religion in the Anthropocene . 4. Scammell, “Cardinal George Pell Takes a Swing.” Putting Pell in charge of the economic operations of the Vatican in 2014 was a shrewd move on Pope Francis’s part: it has moved Pell away from potential influence among the Australian populace...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2016) 8 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Christian prayer in union with creation”—Francis argues in the encyclical that ecological politics needs to draw on religion as well as science (§§62–63, 199–201), that secular, technological instrumentalism has failed us (§§102–5), and that we should see the world not as a storehouse or a set of problems...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2018) 10 (1): 330–337.
Published: 01 May 2018
... knowledge cultures, with the creative arts and professions sitting alongside philosophy and religion. To do justice to the human experience of reality, they argued, we need “to bridge the great wellsprings of human understanding—the natural and social sciences, philosophy, religion and the creative arts—to...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2013) 2 (1): 147–167.
Published: 01 May 2013
... “Dark Ages,” 24 did this preset the slow and tortuous post-Bronze Age recovery towards the even more aggressive, violently empire-building civilisations of the new “Iron Age,” or, indeed, to the cosmological life-affirmations of the “Axial Age” religions? By the same token, while we now know that it...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2012) 1 (1): 141–154.
Published: 01 May 2012
... fungi are always companions to other species. Species interdependence is a well-known fact—except when it comes to humans. Human exceptionalism blinds us. Science has inherited stories about human mastery from the great monotheistic religions. These stories fuel assumptions about human autonomy...
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Environmental Humanities (1 May 2014) 4 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 May 2014
... New Enquiry into Natural Religion .” Gifford Lectures, University of Edinburgh , 18 - 28 February 2013 . Morton Timothy . The Ecological Thought . Cambridge and London : Harvard University Press , 2010 . Raffles Hugh . Insectopedia . New York : Pantheon , 2011...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2018) 10 (2): 349–369.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Cosmopolitics . 9. Berkes, Sacred Ecology , 51. 10. Äikäs, “Archaeology of Sieidi Stones,” 49; Porsanger, “Indigenous Sámi Religion,” 41; Kuokkanen, “Láhi and Attáldat,” 25; Reinert, “About a Stone.” 11. Oskal, “On Nature and Reindeer Luck.” 12. See, for instance, Zahara and Hird...
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Environmental Humanities (1 November 2017) 9 (2): 280–299.
Published: 01 November 2017
... books and scriptures among the Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and the pagan civilizations of Mediterranean antiquity. 10 In the Alexandrian Library of Life, each species and its genetic text is a book, and the species/books are collected into a massive virtual library, each...