“… the universe is a communion of subjects, not a collection of objects.” Thomas Berry, Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as a Sacred Community, 2006, p.17.
Spiritual ecology is a complex. diverse, and dynamic arena at the interfaces of religions and spiritualities on the one hand and on the other environments, ecologies, and environmentalisms with intellectual, spiritual, and practical components.
Drawing on the wisdom of centuries and a wealth of different traditions, spiritual ecology can generate the profound transformations that are required if ecosanity is to be restored.
Author documents and explains the thoughts, actions, and legacies of spiritual ecology's pioneers from ancient times to the present, demonstrating how the movement may offer the last chance to restore a healthy relationship between humankind and nature.
Department of Anthropology
University of Hawai`i
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