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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‘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.

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.

Santoshan (Stephen Wollaston).

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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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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