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Ecology and religion in history

David Spring

Ecology and religion in history

by David Spring

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 153-154.

    Statementedited by David and Eileen Spring.
    SeriesBasic conditions of life, Harper torchbooks ; TB 1829
    ContributionsSpring, Eileen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF80 .S67 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 154 p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5046270M
    ISBN 10006136147X, 0061318299
    LC Control Number74006580

    Ecology and Religion will have performed a useful function if it persuades ecologists to take account of religious ideas (and vice versa), but it has too many flaws to be a truly seminal text." – Sam Berry, The BES Bulletin 45(2), June "Grim and Tucker integrate vast personal experiences and serious scholarship across multiple global cultures and disciplines to produce keen, fresh Price Range: £ - £ Nature’s economy: A history of ecological ideas. 2d ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. E-mail Citation» Originally published in Worster provides a detailed history of ecology, as both a scientific field and a cultural concept, in an effort to account for the contemporary understanding of man to carry out practices of deforestation.

    Landscape Ecology. This book, Landscape Ecology has written to present major and efficient applications in landscape ecology, as well as to propose a solid action for this category of topics. The book aims to illustrate various treatment methods of the land-use models impact on landscape ecology creation. Author(s): Amjad Almusaed. Religion Online is designed to assist teachers, scholars and general “seekers” who are interested in exploring religious issues. Its aim is to develop an extensive library of resources, representing many different points of view, but all written from the perspective of sound scholarship.

    The word ecology was coined by the German zoologist Ernst Haeckel, who applied the term oekologie to the “relation of the animal both to its organic as well as its inorganic environment.” The word comes from the Greek oikos, meaning “household,” “home,” or “place to live.”Thus, ecology deals with the organism and its environment. The concept of environment includes both other. Evangelism has long been a part of American religious history; this continues today. Where the "word of God" was spread through printed documents and word of mouth in colonial times, in the modern era the "word" is relayed through television and radio broadcasting and other technologies (in the early s, evangelist websites began to.


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