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God and the Green Divide
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Amanda J. Baugh
Categories: HISTORY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-04 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites. Yet religious leaders in the twenty-first century have helped instill concern about the earth among groups diverse in religion, race, ethnicity, and class. How did that happen and what are the implications? Building on scholarship that provides theological
Motor City Green
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Joseph S. Cialdella
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-03 - Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press

Motor City Green is a history of green spaces in metropolitan Detroit from the late nineteenth- to early twenty-first century. The book focuses primarily on the history of gardens and parks in the city of Detroit and its suburbs in southeast Michigan. Cialdella argues Detroit residents used green space to
Ecopiety
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Sarah McFarland Taylor
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-12 - Publisher: NYU Press

Tackles a human problem we all share―the fate of the earth and our role in its future Confident that your personal good deeds of environmental virtue will save the earth? The stories we encounter about the environment in popular culture too often promote an imagined moral economy, assuring us that
Religion and the Environment
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Susan Power Bratton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-31 - Publisher: Routledge

How does religion relate to our global environment? Religion and the Environment provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to this controversial question by covering the following important themes: the religion-environment interface pre- and post-industrial religious practices related to resource extraction and the rise of the Anthropocene an analysis of religious
Suburban Islam
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Justine Howe
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In Suburban Islam, Justine Howe explores the rise of "third spaces," created by educated, middle-class American Muslims to challenge their exclusion from the American mainstream and to enact visions for American Islam different from those they encounter in their local mosques. Howe shows how third spaces have shaped not just