Ecotheology and World Religions

Jay McDaniel

in Ecospirit

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2007 | ISBN: 9780823227457
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823236626 | DOI:

Series: Transdisciplinary Theological Colloquia

Ecotheology and World Religions

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This chapter discusses a social and spiritual movement called “ecotheology.” It provides an example of how it can be practiced among Christians and discusses its relevance to the many world religions. In addition, it briefly introduces aspects of a philosophical foundation for ecotheology, showing how, in some instances, philosophy and spirituality can be companions to a process of social transformation.

Keywords: ecological theology; Christianity; religion; philosophical foundation; spirituality; social transformation

Chapter.  9715 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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