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Care of the Soil, Care of the Self

T. Wilson Dickinson

in Being-in-Creation

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print September 2015 | ISBN: 9780823264995
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780823266876 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0010

Series: Groundworks (FUP)

Care of the Soil, Care of the Self

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In “Care of the Soil, Care of the Self,” T. Wilson Dickinson interrogates our familiar places and habitual practices in order to see anew the ways of being of obscure places, ecological connectivity, and the relationship between creativity and creation. He suggests that the care for creation may be connected to the formation of character, and vice versa, in surprising ways.

Keywords: Ecological Connectivity; Character; Suburbs; Suburban Life; Garden School; Manifest Destiny; Consumerism

Chapter.  4851 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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