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That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Laura Hartman

Abstract

Can humans flourish without destroying the earth? In this book, experts on many of the world’s major and minor religious traditions address the question of human and earth flourishing. Each chapter involves specific religious ideas and specific environmental harms. Chapters were paired and the authors have created dialogues to exemplify a dialogical method of comparative religious ethics. Taken as a whole, the chapters reveal that the question of flourishing is deceptively simple. Most would agree that humans should flourish without destroying the earth. But not all humans have equal opportuni ... More

Keywords: comparative religious ethics, dialogue, environmental ethics, religion and ecology, flourishing

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190456023
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190456023.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura Hartman, editor
UW Oshkosh

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Introduction

Laura M. Hartman

I Flourishing and Its Costs

2 Eating

Nelson Reveley

3 Dialogue

Colette Sciberras and Nelson Reveley

II Animals and Care

6 Dialogue

David E. Cooper and Sarah E. Robinson-Bertoni

III Climate and Culture

7 Yoga Bodies and Bodies of Water

Christopher Patrick Miller*

9 Dialogue

Christopher Patrick Miller and Dianna Bell

IV Texts and Traditions

10 Intertextually Modified Organisms

Rebecca J. Epstein-Levi

11 Flourishing in Crisis

Jennifer Phillips

12 Dialogue

Rebecca J. Epstein-Levi and Jennifer Phillips

V Communities and Human Agency

15 Dialogue

Chris Klassen and Amanda J. Baugh

VI Respect and Relationality

18 Dialogue

Cheryl Cottine, Michael Hannis, and Sian Sullivan

Conclusion

Laura M. Hartman

End Matter