Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics: From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius

Theology, Creation, and Environmental Ethics: From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius

by Whitney Bauman

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ISBN-13: 9781138804975
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/27/2014
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Whitney Bauman is Assistant Professor of Religion and Science at Florida International University. He is the Assistant Editor for the forthcoming The Berkshire Encyclopedia for Sustainability: The Spirit of Sustainability (Berkshire, 2009).

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. A Geneaology of the Christian Colonial Mindset: Ex Nihilo from Rhetorical Origins to Constantinian Christianity 2. Ex Nihilo Identity and Discovering the "Otro Mundo" 3. Descartes, Tabula Rasa, Lockean Property, and Omnipotent Agency 4. The Creation of Ex Nihilo of Terra Nullius Lands: Omnipotent Nations and the Logic of Global Colonization 5. From Epistemologies of Domination to Grounded Thinking 6. Opening Words about God onto Creatio Continua 7. Creatio Continua "All the Way Down": A Postcolonial, Planetary Understanding of Continuing Creation 8. Conclusion: A Brief Thought After

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