Ecological Liberation Theology: Faith-based Approaches To Poverty And Climate Change In The Philippines

byWilliam Holden, Kathleen Nadeau, Emma Porio

Paperback | February 21, 2017

Ecological Liberation Theology: Faith-based Approaches To Poverty And Climate Change In The Philippines by William Holden
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 Climate change-related effects and aftermaths of natural disasters, such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, have wreaked havoc on local peoples' lives and livelihoods, especially in impoverished coastal communities. This book looks at local-level responses to the effects of climate change from the perspective of ecological theology and feminism, which provides a solution-based and gender-equitable approach to some of the problems of climate change. It examines how local social and religious action workers are partnering with local communities to transform and reconstruct their lives and livelihoods in the 21st century.

Kathleen M. Nadeau, PhD, is professor of anthropology at California State University, San Bernardino. She authored Liberation Theology in the Philippines: Faith in a Revolution (Praeger Press) and The History of the Philippines (Greenwood Press). Nadeau co-authored with Sangita Rayamajhi, Women's Roles in Asia (Greenwood Press). Her co...
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Title:Ecological Liberation Theology: Faith-based Approaches To Poverty And Climate Change In The Philipp...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:56 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:56 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:February 21, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:331950780X

ISBN - 13:9783319507804

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