7. Nature and the Sacred

  1. Jeffrey E. Foss

Published Online: 29 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470413708.ch7

Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature

Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature

How to Cite

Foss, J. E. (2009) Nature and the Sacred, in Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470413708.ch7

Author Information

  1. University of Victoria, Department of Philosophy, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470179413

Online ISBN: 9780470413708

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Keywords:

  • environmental science and the sacred;
  • environmental science prophesies environmental apocalypse;
  • accepting responsibility for nature - sacrilegious or not

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nature and Religion

  • Christianity and the “Environmental Crisis”

  • Environmental Science and the Sacred

  • Beyond Environmental Religiosity

  • The Naturally Sacred

  • Is Accepting Responsibility for Nature Sacrilegious?