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Religion and the Environment - R. Tanner

Religion and the Environment

Hardcover Published: 20th December 2001
ISBN: 9780333919743
Number Of Pages: 246

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This work is an analysis of the whole frontier between religion and the environment. It deals in turn with their interactions and the effects of each on the other in the major world religions. It considers the religious impact on human uses of time, space, materials, transport, foods, and the environmental effects of religious influence on major topics such as population pressures, morbidity, mortality, marital arrangements, contraception, the treatment of animals, and environmental management.

Preface
List of Illustrations
Foreword
Introduction: Religion and the Environment Types of Religions
The Limitations of Religion/Environmental Interactions Perceptions of the Environment
The Effect of the Environment on Religions
The Impact of Religious Behaviour on the Environment
Socio-economic Activities and the Environment
Religious Influence and Population Pressures
Religious Acts with Consequences on Communal Life Style
Religious Influence on the Life Cycle
The Impact of Religion on the Treatment of Animals
Religion and Environmental Management
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780333919743
ISBN-10: 0333919742
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 246
Published: 20th December 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1