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Sacred Gaia: Holistic Theology and Earth System Science

By: Anne Primavesi

196 pages, no illustrations


Paperback | Dec 2000 | #106075 | ISBN: 0415188342
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106072 | ISBN: 0415188334
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With a foreword by James Lovelock, the inventor of Gaia.
This unique and thought-provoking book probes the nature of Gaia, a scientific theory founded by Lovelock in 1979.
`Full of admirable and much-needed discussions, points where exasperating and long-outstanding nails are at last hit on the head and driven home. It is a book that is really needed. Mary Midgley

The book is both stimulating and challenging....
-"The Friend
.."interesting and thought-provoking and is worth careful consideration."
- Dr. Lisa Goddard
..."a remarkable book [T]here is a trenchant critique of current methods in both Science and Theology."
-"Earth Science as Theology Edward James
"A splendid book.I now see why thoughts of Gaia are as much in the realms of theology as of science."
-James Lovelock, Founder of the Gaia Theory
"Here is a book that is really needed. Hurrah for it."
-Mary Midgley


1.A Single Evolutionary Process 2.Coevolutionary Organisms 3.Description and Distinction 4.Contemporary Theological Circuits 5.Evolutionary Description 6.Poietic Process 7.Justice and Judgment 8.Justice North and South 9. Freedom for Theology 10. Freedom from Competition 11.Women and the Ordering of Nature 12.The Ordering of God 13.Life as Gift Event 14.Sacred Gift

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