Pathways of Green Wisdom: Discovering Earth Centred Teachings in Spiritual and Religious Traditions

Pathways of Green Wisdom: Discovering Earth Centred Teachings in Spiritual and Religious Traditions

by Santoshan (Stephen Wollaston)

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Overview

‘Pathways of Green Wisdom’ covers teachings and practices that promote honouring and compassionately caring for Nature. It brings together numerous reflective and informative pieces by contributors to GreenSpirit magazine spanning a period of 11 years, along with especially written new material.

Contributors include progressive and insightful writers from scientific, educationist and eco-activist backgrounds. Each of them writes skilfully while displaying a wealth of knowledge and deep understanding of green wisdom found within a specific tradition. Each offers an enriching well for eco-spiritual readers to draw some nourishment and appreciate numerous Earth centred dimensions of a particular path.

CONTENTS:
Publisher’s Preface / Acknowledgments / Introduction / 1. Namaste: Reverence for the Elements (poem) – Marie Miller / 2. On Christ – June Raymond / 3. Judaism and Deep Ecology – Vivienne Cato / 4. Pagan Ethics: An Interview with Emma Restall Orr – Marian Van Eyk McCain / 5. Daoism: The Natural Way – David E Cooper / 6. Hinduism and Ecology: A Reflection – Jean Hardy / 7. Spirit Dance: A Modern’s Encounter with the Indigenous Mind – Donna Ladkin / 8. Earth as a Mosque – Santoshan (Stephen Wollaston) / 9. Buddhism, Society and the Planet – Jean Boulton / 10. The Relevance of Jainism – Aidan Rankin / 11. Creation Spirituality and God – Chris Clarke / Appendix I: Green Spirituality as a Model for Future Environmentalism – Chris Philpott / Appendix II: Quotations through the Ages – Various Authors and Teachings / About the Contributors / Other Titles in the GreenSpirit Ebook Series.

EDITOR:
Santoshan (Stephen Wollaston).

THE GREENSPIRIT EBOOK SERIES:
GreenSpirit is a registered charity based in the UK. The main contents/written material, editing, design and promotional work for its ebooks is done on a purely voluntary basis, or given freely by contributors who share SpiritSpirit members’ passion for Gaia centred spirituality.



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Product Details

BN ID: 2940152337327
Publisher: GreenSpirit Ebooks
Publication date: 08/29/2015
Series: GreenSpirit ebooks , #5
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 447 KB

About the Author

Stephen lives in the east end of London. He was given the name Santoshan (contentment) by an English swami in the mid-90s. In his early 20s, he played in one of London’s first punk rock bands, The Wasps. He has studied transpersonal psychology, typographic design, and holds a degree in religious studies and a postgraduate certificate in religious education from King’s College London. He has served as a Council member of GreenSpirit for several years, is a member of its editorial and publications committee, the designer of GreenSpirit magazine, and recently worked as a coordinator of academic writing for a medical university in the Middle East.

He has authored, coauthored and edited several books on spiritual matters, including 'The House of Wisdom: Yoga Spirituality of the East and West' (Mantra Books 2007); 'Spirituality Unveiled: Awakening to Creative Life' (Earth Books 2011); 'Rivers of Green Wisdom: Exploring Christian and Yogic Earth Centred Spirituality' (GreenSpirit ebook series 2014; printed edition 2016); 'Realms of Wondrous Gifts: Psychic, Mediumistic and Miraculous Powers in the Great Mystical and Wisdom Traditions' (free revised Smashwords edition and low-cost revised printed edition 2018); and the multi-authored 'Pathways of Green Wisdom: Discovering Earth Centred Teachings in Spiritual and Religious Traditions' (GreenSpirit ebook series 2015; printed edition 2016).

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