Worship and Wilderness: Culture, Religion, and Law in Public Lands Management / Edition 1

Worship and Wilderness: Culture, Religion, and Law in Public Lands Management / Edition 1

by Lloyd Burton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0299180840

ISBN-13: 9780299180843

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Burton (law and public policy, U. of Colorado, Denver) looks at how the forces of culture, religion, and constitutional law have affected the management of U.S. public lands. Drawing on case studies of national parks and monuments, national forests, and other public lands, he applies spiritual and legal concepts to a variety of recent land use disputes. Particular…  See more details below

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Burton (law and public policy, U. of Colorado, Denver) looks at how the forces of culture, religion, and constitutional law have affected the management of U.S. public lands. Drawing on case studies of national parks and monuments, national forests, and other public lands, he applies spiritual and legal concepts to a variety of recent land use disputes. Particular attention is paid to clauses in the First Amendment concerning the free exercise of religion. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299180843
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Pt. 1Culture and Spirituality
1Full Circle: Return to the Source3
2Contemplation and Connection: Indigenous Spirituality and the Environment28
3Nature as Haven, Nature as Hades: The Role of Wilderness in Immigrant Religions47
Pt. 2Law
4Culture and Justice: Nature and the Rule of Law in the "New World"71
5Of Walls and Windows: Church-State Separation and Religious Accommodation97
Pt. 3Management of Public Lands and Resources
6Rising to Heaven or Risen from Hell? Culture, Conflict, and Consensus at Devils Tower National Monument123
7Other Spaces, Other Cases: Worship and Multiple-Use Management of Public Lands145
8Birthing the Woolly Cow: The Contested Legal Reconstruction of the American Bison170
9Conservation and Cultural Renewal: Hunting, Gathering, and Cleansing the Waters194
10Pacific Rim Variations: Between East and West218
Pt. 4Charting a Common Course
11Coming Home: Euro-Americans and Contemplative Rediscovery of the "New World"251
12The National Commons as Sacred Space: Making Peace in the Field and Defending It in Court285
Notes303
Index333

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