Troubled Waters: Religion, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2008 - Nature - 227 pages
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Troubled Waters Religion, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis provides readers with an appreciation of the central role of religious meanings and ritual practices surrounding water, arriving at creative new ways to approach the growing water crisis worldwide.
  

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This book helped me out a lot with my Religion Paper on water's impact on religion. Thanks so much to Gary Chamberlain!

Contents

Introduction
1
Water in Indigenous and Asian Traditions
11
Water in Abrahamic Western Traditions
39
Water A Biography
63
Water and the Human Cycle
79
A Tenuous Relationship Human Need and Water Resources
93
Water Management Privatization Problems and Resistance
115
Rights to Water and a New Water Ethic
131
I Like Fountain Flow Religion Revisited
155
Where Do We Go from Here?
177
Selected Bibliography
199
Web Resources
211
Index
215
About the Author
227
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\Gary Chamberlain teaches in both the environmental studies and religious studies departments at Seattle University. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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