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A Political Theology of Nature.

Author/Creator:
Scott, Peter.
Publication:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (291 pages)
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine
Cambridge Studies in Christian Doctrine ; v.9
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Subjects:
Political theology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A Christian solution, both Trinitarian and political, to the present-day ecological crisis.
Contents:
Cover
Half-title
Series-title
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Part I God, nature and modernity
1 Nature in Christian theology: politics, context and concepts
The aim of this book: political theology of nature
The disgracing of nature
God, nature, humanity
Human freedom, natural contingencies
Creation, nature
The politics of theology: political-ideological interpretation of nature
2 The common realm of God, nature and humanity
Common realm
Contemporary dilemmas: personalism and naturalism
From natural theology to philosophical theology
Becoming, unity, sociality and openness of God and creatures
Politics of nature: ecosocial ontology
Praxis and transcendentals: liberating nature and theology from idolatry
Towards a political theology of nature
Part II The politics of nature
3 Deep ecology: the return of nature
Introduction: ecocentric and anthropocentric approaches in political ecology
What is deep ecology?
How deep is 'deep ecology'?
Into the depths: philosophies of deep ecology
The politics of deep ecology
The cosmic heights of deep ecology
4 Ecofeminism: the reproduction of nature
Women-nature?
Sexed/gendered relations, un/natural identities
Un/natural relations
Common totality: sexed/gendered relations
Knowledge from the underside
Sexing/gendering the common realm
5 Social ecology: the dialectical emergence of nature and society
Introduction
Socialising ecology
From domination and hierarchy to freedom and participation
Dialectical naturalism
Confederal municipalism
An anarchist common realm?
6 Socialist ecology: the production of nature
Ecological reconstruction of Marxism
From historical materialism to environmental ecomaterialism
The 'mastery of nature' and the concept of 'limits'.
Limits and scarcity
Scarcity, sustainability and 'marginality'
Space, place and environment
A materialist theology of nature?
Part III The triune God and un/natural humanity
7 The worldly Christ: common nature
Reconstructing a political theology of nature: theological holism
Creation and incarnation
Incarnation
Interpreting creatureliness theologically
Contingency of creation
Incarnation as pedagogy
'For us': the sociality of nature and humanity
Christological shaping: sociality
Christological relating: temporality
Christological placing: spatiality
Word made fleshly: the realm of nature-society
8 Life in the Spirit: un/natural fellowship
A dynamic common realm
An ecological pneumatology
Standard theological options: stewardship
valuing nature
Stewardship
Valuing nature
Fellowship with nature: democracy of the commons
Democracy and difference
The Holy Spirit: giver of common life
9 God-body: un/natural relations, un/natural community in Jesus Christ
From distorted sociality to the common realm: God-body
The crucifixion of nature and the realism of the cross
Against the 're-enchantment of nature'
Eucharist: ecclesial 'place'
Common Spirit: un/natural fellowship
Immanuel! common friendship
Bibliography
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Scott, Peter A Political Theology of Nature
ISBN:
9781139145954
9780521641654
OCLC:
559417690