A Political Theology of Nature
By (author) Peter Scott
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Political Theology of Nature by Peter Scott
Book DescriptionThis book argues that the modern separation of humanity from nature can be traced to the displacement of the triune God. Locating the source of our current ecological crisis in this separation, Peter Scott argues that it can only be healed within theology, through a revival of a Trinitarian doctrine of creation interacting with political philosophies of ecology. Drawing insights from deep ecology, ecofeminism, and social and socialist ecologies, Scott proposes a common realm of God, nature and humanity. Both Trinitarian and political, the theology of this common realm is worked out by reference to Christ and Spirit. Christ's resurrection is presented as the liberation and renewal of ecological relations in nature and society, the movement of the Holy Spirit is understood as the renewal of fellowship between humanity and nature through ecological democracy, and the Eucharist is proposed as the principal political resource Christianity offers for an ecological age.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521641654
(228mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Peter Scott
PETER SCOTT is Lecturer in Theology in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at the University of Gloucestershire.
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