Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor [NOOK Book]

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Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor" represents Leonardo Boff's most systematic effort to date to link the spirit of liberation theology with the urgent challenge of ecology. Focusing on the threatened Amazon of his native Brazil, Boff traces the ties that bind the fate of the rain forests with the fate of the Indians and the poor of the land. In this book, readers will find the keys to a new, liberating faith.
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Overview

Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor" represents Leonardo Boff's most systematic effort to date to link the spirit of liberation theology with the urgent challenge of ecology. Focusing on the threatened Amazon of his native Brazil, Boff traces the ties that bind the fate of the rain forests with the fate of the Indians and the poor of the land. In this book, readers will find the keys to a new, liberating faith.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608330973
  • Publisher: Orbis
  • Publication date: 3/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 644 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 The Ecological Era: The Return to Earth as Our Homeland 1
2 An Ecological View of the Cosmo: Our Contemporary Story 35
3 The Ecological Crisis: The Loss of Connectedness 63
4 All the Capital Sins against Ecology: The Amazon 86
5 Liberation Theology and Ecology: Rivals or Partners? 104
6 Reclaiming the Dignity of Earth 115
7 All in God, God in All: The Theosphere 140
8 "The Spirit Is Sleeping in the Rock": It Dwells in the Cosmos 158
9 "Split a Piece of Wood ... and I Am There": The Cosmic Christ 174
10 Eco-Spirituality: Feeling, Loving, and Thinking as Earth 187
11 All the Cardinal Ecological Virtues: St. Francis of Assisi 203
Notes 221
Index 239
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