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Earth Community, Earth Ethics - 96 edition

Earth Community, Earth Ethics (ISBN10: 1570751862; ISBN13: 9781570751868)
ISBN13: 978-1570751868
ISBN10: 1570751862

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ISBN13: 978-1570750861
ISBN10: 1570750866

Summary: In this important new book, social ethicist Larry Rasmussen lays the foundations for an approach to faith and ethics appropriate to a community of the earth, in all its peril and promise. Earth Community, Earth Ethics is a comprehensive treatment that synthesizes insights from religion, ethics, and environmentalism in a single vision for creating a sustainable community. Earth Community, Earth Ethics is arranged in three parts. In the first Rasmussen scans our global situation and br ...show moreings into relief the extraordinary range of dangers threatening all life on our planet. In part two he explores worlds of religion, ethics, and human symbolism to glean from them the resources for a necessary ''conversion to earth''. Finally, he sketches a constructive ethic that can guide us out of our present situation. While its principle focus is environmental ethics Earth Community, Earth Ethics builds on the foundations of international discussions of sustainable development, and such books as The Ecology of Commerce and Envisioning a Sustainable Society. Rasmussen shows how the environmental predicament underscores a variety of crises afflicting modern industrial society: in economics, in politics, in gender and reproductive relations, as well as the debates on the very meaning of life itself. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Orbis Books
Published: 01/28/1998
International: No



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Maryknoll, New York, U.S.A. 1996 Pictorial Softcover Fifth Printing Fine 8vo-over 7?"-9?" tall. "This award-winning book provides a comprehensive approach to issues of social cohesion and ecological ...show more concernm synthesizing insights from religion, ethics, and enviornmental science in a single vision for creating a sustainable community if the Earth. With enviornmental ethics as its principle focus, EARTH COMMUNITY, EARTH ETHICS brings together insights from diverse sources on the state of the enviornment-and what can be done, now, to halt the degradation of life. " This book has 366 pages. The text contains NO internal marks whatsoever. ...show less
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