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Augustine And The Environment

Author : John Doody
ISBN : 9781498541916
Genre : Political Science
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This volume examines Augustine's writings and shows their importance for framing questions of human and divine nature, as both shape our concept of and relationship to the environment. These essays will further any discussion on Christianity and the environment.

St Francis Of Assisi And Nature

Author : Roger D. Sorrell
ISBN : 9780195386738
Genre : Nature
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This book examines one aspect of the life and thought of Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan monastic order. Contemporary interest in Francis has focused on his attitude toward nature. Sorrell argues persuasively that Francis' ideas can only be properly understood in their thirteenth-century context. Through close analysis of Francis' writings, Sorrell shows that many of Francis' beliefs concerning the proper relation of man to the natural world have their antecedents in scripture and in the medieval monastic tradition. Other Franciscan ideas and practices, however, appear entirely original; his nature mysticism, his concept of familial relationships with created things, his extension of Christian almsgiving to creatures. Sorrell insists, however, that only by seeing Francis in terms of the Western traditions in which he arose can we appreciate the true originality of this extraordinary figure, and the relevance of his thought to modern environmental concerns.

What Are They Saying About Augustine

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ISBN : 9781587683282
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Environmental And Water Resources History

Author : Jerry R. Rogers
ISBN : 0784406502
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Twenty-four contributions address the history of various government and academic organizations that have played a role in the nation's water resources and environmental activities. Papers address topics including environmental engineering history and developments, hydraulic engineering pioneers, Bur

The Interface Between Food Availability Food Conservation And Human Nutrition In The Caricom Region

Author : Workshop on the Interface Between Food Availability, Food Conservation and Human Nutrition (1981: University of the West Indies, St. Augustine)
ISBN : CORNELL:31924086739509
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Impacts Of Rainwater Harvesting

Author : Orodi J. Odhiambo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122258127
Genre : Nature
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Marketing Of Smallholder Produce

Author : S. N. Muturi
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111626029
Genre : Farm produce
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Teatro Alla Scala

Author : Carla Di Francesco
ISBN : UCSD:31822035258433
Genre : Architecture
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Over 200 years history of one of the most renowned opera houses in the world is presented in this lavish publication.Through exceptional illustrations and contributions, it presents valuable evidence of how La Scala has succeeded over the years in conserving the memory of its eighteenth-century magnificence.

Precautionary Tools For Reshaping Environmental Policy

Author : Nancy J. Myers
ISBN : UOM:39015062625945
Genre : Political Science
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A hands-on guide to implementing the precautionary principle and avoiding harm through foresight and wise decisions.

Advances In Economic Botany

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ISBN : IND:30000120520642
Genre : Botany, Economic
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