Biodivinity And Biodiversity

Author: Emma Tomalin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317174283
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... J.a. 26, 29–30, 57, 58 beliefs, values and myths, as aspects of environmental
direct action 109–11 Bellah, r. 19–20, 27, 33 Berger, P.L. 19, 26, 27 Beyer, P. 26,
27–30, 37, 53, 59 Bhagwan sri rajneesh 129, 131–6 see also osho Big Green
Gathering 93, 115–16 biodiversity 55, 76, and biodivinity 181 and rivers 165 and
sacred groves 4, 87, 155–63 biodivinity 4, 5, 93, 175, 181 Bloch, J.P. 24–5, 105
Bookchin, m. 91, 101, 103 botanical gardens 42, 48 Bradford, G. 66 Brahmo
Samaj 16, ...

Journal Of Dharma

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"Eco-Femin(ism) and Hindu(ism)" The second point is that there is in itself a
major difference between what is conceived of as a bio-divinity and that of
religious environmentalism. Each of these concepts comes with its own historical
and intellectual lineage. Tomalin adds that while bio-divinity, or divinising nature,
has been a feature of many religio-cultural traditions historically, it is not
synonymous with religious environmentalism, "which involves the conscious
application of religious ...

Transforming Faith

Author: M. L. Bradbury
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Biodivinity: The. Encounter. of. Religion. and. Medicine. M. L. Bradbury.
Announcements of surprise at the discovery that religion and medicine can both
legitimately contribute to human health, in ways that frequently intersect, figure as
a recurring theme in twentieth-century American history. In certain respects the
persistence of this attitude has more significance than that of the activity from
which it principally stems, ongoing attempts to find common ground between
religion and ...

Religion And The Environment

Author: Roger S. Gottlieb
ISBN: 9780415558204
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Nevertheless, much of the literature that deals with this area of environmentalist
thinking depicts religious traditions as inherently “environmentally friendly” (
Gottlieb 1996; Banwari 1992).' In particular, it is argued that religious traditions
teach that the earth is significant beyond its use value to humans (it has “intrinsic
value”) because it is sacred. It is claimed that the recognition of this “bio-divinity
has encouraged people to respect the environment and to be careful in their
treatment of ...

Dharma And Ecology Of Hindu Communities

Author: Dr Pankaj Jain
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409481433
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The legends preserved by their poets and hagiographers for several centuries
continue to inspire Bishnois to protect the trees and animals even at the cost of
their personal lives. Most of them are not aware of the Western scientific
discourse about “global warming” or “biodiversity.” For them, their tradition, based
on the words and life of their guru, is the main reason for their environmentalist
activism. This is much beyond the recognition of bio-divinity based on the Hindu
cosmology or ...

Religion Heritage And The Sustainable City

Author: Yamini Narayanan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135012687
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Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism. Farnham: Ashgate.
Tversky, Amos and Daniel Kahneman. 1981. The framing of decisions and the
psychology of choice. Science 211(4481), 453–458. UNESCO. 2010. Historic
districts for all – India: A social and human approach for sustainable revitalisation
. (31 July 2013).
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Conservation And Development

Author: Jeremy Scott Brooks
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American Journal of Political Science 46:218–237. Stern, P. C., T. Dietz, and
G. A. Guagnano. 1998. A brief inventory of values. Educational and
Psychological Measurement 58. Stern, P. C., T. Dietz, and L. Kalof. 1993. Value
orientations, gender, and environmental concern. Environment and Behavior 25:
322-348. Tomalin, E. 2004. Bio-divinity and biodiversity: perspectives on religion
and environmental conservation in India. Numen 51. Tucker, M. E., and D. R.
Williams, editors. 1997.


Author: Tamsin Bradley
ISBN: 9781848132931
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Her forthcoming book is titled Bio-divinity and Biodiversity: the Limits of Religious
Environmentalism (2009). MangalaSubramaniam is Associate Professor of
Sociology at Purdue University. She has written articles in several journals on
sociology and her monograph, The Power of Women's Organizing: Gender,
Caste, and Class in India (2006) focuses on the women's movement in India,
specifically on dalit women's organising. Contributors: Srimati Basu, Sonia
Dalmia, Kate Jehan, ...

Writing The City In British Asian Diasporas

Author: Sean McLoughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317679679
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Providing an innovative analysis of South Asian communities and their multi-local identities in Britain today, this interdisciplinary book will be of interest to scholars of South Asian Studies, Migration, Ethnic and Diaspora Studies, as ...