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The Earth story in wisdom traditions [electronic resource] / edited by Norman C. Habel & Shirley Wurst.

Contributor(s): Habel, Norman C. (Norman Charles), 1932- | Wurst, Shirley.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Earth Bible: v. 3.Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Academic Press, c2001Description: 1 online resource (213 p.).ISBN: 9780567263612 (electronic bk.); 0567263614 (electronic bk.); 1283195607; 9781283195607.Subject(s): Human ecology in the Bible | Environmental protection -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Religion | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | Wijsheidsliteratuur | Job (bijbelboek) | EcologieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Earth story in wisdom traditions.DDC classification: 261.83628 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In this volume scholars from around the world read the story of the Earth in major Wisdom Traditions using the ecojustice principles outlined in Volume 1, 'Readings from the Perspective of Earth'. These readings uncover a range of fresh perspectives about Earth in seeking to discover where the voices of Earth are suppressed or heard in the Wisdom texts. Some texts reveal an ecokinship between Earth and Wisdom. Texts from Job challenge a cosmic model that gives priority to heaven over Earth. Still others challenge the mandate to dominate in Genesis 1.28. In many texts, Wisdom provides a vehicle.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

In this volume scholars from around the world read the story of the Earth in major Wisdom Traditions using the ecojustice principles outlined in Volume 1, 'Readings from the Perspective of Earth'. These readings uncover a range of fresh perspectives about Earth in seeking to discover where the voices of Earth are suppressed or heard in the Wisdom texts. Some texts reveal an ecokinship between Earth and Wisdom. Texts from Job challenge a cosmic model that gives priority to heaven over Earth. Still others challenge the mandate to dominate in Genesis 1.28. In many texts, Wisdom provides a vehicle.

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