Faith in conservation : new approaches to religions and the environment

By: Palmer, MartinContributor(s): Finlay, VictoriaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Publication details: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2003Description: xvii, 166 p. : illustrationsISBN: 0821355597; 9780821355596 Subject(s): Human ecology | Nature conservationDDC classification: 200
Contents:
pt. 1. Worlds of Difference -- 1. Changing Worlds -- 2. How Did We Get Here? -- 3. Changing Minds -- 4. Investing in the Future -- 5. Celebrating the Environment -- -- pt. 2. The Faith Statements on Ecology -- 6. Introduction -- 7. Baha'i Faith -- 8. Buddhism -- 9. Christianity -- 10. Daoism -- 11. Hinduism -- 12. Islam -- 13. Jainism -- 14. Judaism -- 15. Shintoism -- 16. Sikhism -- 17. Zoroastrianism.
Summary: Faiths can take direct action by leadership in the initiation of conservation projects, and they can seek to persuade their members that each individual has a moral obligation to contribute to the ecological conservation. This work describes the logic for conservation afforded by the major faiths.
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Included Index.

pt. 1. Worlds of Difference --
1. Changing Worlds --
2. How Did We Get Here? --
3. Changing Minds --
4. Investing in the Future --
5. Celebrating the Environment --
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pt. 2. The Faith Statements on Ecology --
6. Introduction --
7. Baha'i Faith --
8. Buddhism --
9. Christianity --
10. Daoism --
11. Hinduism --
12. Islam --
13. Jainism --
14. Judaism --
15. Shintoism --
16. Sikhism --
17. Zoroastrianism.

Faiths can take direct action by leadership in the initiation of conservation projects, and they can seek to persuade their members that each individual has a moral obligation to contribute to the ecological conservation. This work describes the logic for conservation afforded by the major faiths.

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