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Berkshire Encyclopedia of Religion and Social Justice

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Religion and Social Justice

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Published by Berkshire Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Reference

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    FormatLibrary binding
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    Open LibraryOL8581940M
    ISBN 100974309192
    ISBN 109780974309194
    OCLC/WorldCa227981701

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Edited by a renowned educator based in New Zealand, the book draws on research from around the world to offer a global perspective on today’s issues and debates, including climate change, plastic waste, and. Description. Religion and Sustainability, a Berkshire Essential, explores the ties between humans and their environment across a wide range of perspectives: from Buddhism, Bahai, Hinduism, and Daoism to Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, as well as those of indigenous traditions around the volume examines major theories in philosophy and environmental ethics, such as the concepts of.

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