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Sustainability: Economics, Ecology, and Justice

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Can a livable society also be sustainable? How can we move beyond anthropocentrism without surrendering humanity's unique contribution to the globe? What of the contradictions conservative economics seems to reveal in so-called liberal approaches to economics and ecology? Does Christianity have anything to say about living in a world of limits? In 'Sustainability', John Co ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published November 1st 1992 by Orbis Books (first published 1992)
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John B. Cobb, Jr. has been a prophetic voice to American Christians on issues of global justice (both environmental and social) for nearly a half-century now. Unfortunately, much of his wisdom has remained unheeded, which doesn't speak well for us, given the usual fate of those who ignore prophets...

In this book, written in 1992, Cobb presents a deep understanding of the interrelation of social justice, environmental sustainability, and global economics that most people in the church are only be
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John Boswell Cobb Jr. (born February 9, 1925) is an American theologian, philosopher, and environmentalist. Cobb is often regarded as the preeminent scholar in the field of process philosophy and process theology, the school of thought associated with the philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. Cobb is the author of more than fifty books. In 2014, Cobb was elected to the prestigious American Academy ...more

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