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  • Author : Susan M. Darlington
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN : 1438444664
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Socially Engaged Buddhism

Socially Engaged Buddhism
  • Author : Sallie B. King
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 19 January 2009
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Socially Engaged Buddhism is an introduction to the contemporary movement of Buddhists, East and West, who actively engage with the problems of the world—social, political, economic, and environmental—on the basis of Buddhist ideas, values, and spirituality. Sallie B. King, one of North America’s foremost experts on the subject, identifies in accessible language the philosophical and ethical thinking behind the movement and examines how key principles such as karma, the Four Noble Truths, interdependence, nonharmfulness, and nonjudgmentalism relate

The Warrior and the Pacifist

The Warrior and the Pacifist
  • Author : Lester R. Kurtz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2018
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This book looks at two contradictory ethical motifs—the warrior and the pacifist—across four major faith traditions—Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—and their role in shaping our understanding of violence and the morality of its use. The Warrior and the Pacifist explores how these faith traditions, which now mutually inhabit our life spaces, bring with them across the millennia the moral teachings that have traveled from prehistoric humanity, embedded in the beliefs, rituals, and institutions socially constructed by

Sacred Natural Sites

Sacred Natural Sites
  • Author : Bas Verschuuren,Jeffrey McNeely,Gonzalo Oviedo,Robert Wild
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 25 June 2012
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Sacred Natural Sites are the world's oldest protected places. This book focuses on a wide spread of both iconic and lesser known examples such as sacred groves of the Western Ghats (India), Sagarmatha /Chomolongma (Mt Everest, Nepal, Tibet - and China), the Golden Mountains of Altai (Russia), Holy Island of Lindisfarne (UK) and the sacred lakes of the Niger Delta (Nigeria). The book illustrates that sacred natural sites, although often under threat, exist within and outside formally recognised protected areas,

Soils and the Environment

Soils and the Environment
  • Author : Gerald Olson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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As we enter the last decades of the twentieth century, many persistent and perplexing problems continue to afflict humankind. Thus it is appropriate to address, in a new group of books, two of the monumental issues that haunt people throughout the world. Soils and the Environment by Professor Gerald W. Olson is the first book in this new publish ing program on Environment, Energy, and Society. The purpose of all these books will be to explore the many interrelated facets

Nature in the Global South

Nature in the Global South
  • Author : Paul Greenough,Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 29 August 2003
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A nuanced look at how nature has been culturally constructed in South and Southeast Asia, Nature in the Global South is a major contribution to understandings of the politics and ideologies of environmentalism and development in a postcolonial epoch. Among the many significant paradigms for understanding both the preservation and use of nature in these regions are biological classification, state forest management, tropical ecology, imperial water control, public health, and community-based conservation. Focusing on these and other ways that nature