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Jack Miles - "Global Warming and Religion: The Good News and the Bad"

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Published on Feb 10, 2015

The School of Humanities at UC Irvine presents
Humanities Headlines, Episode 5
"Global Warming and Religion: The Good News and the Bad" by Professor Jack Miles

In what way can the study or practice of religion make an impact on the environment? Jack Miles suggests that interior spiritual life can bring about the necessary social and political change that are needed to improve the world’s ecological health.
Jack Miles is a Distinguished Professor of English & Religious Studies at the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine.
http://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cf...
http://www.JackMiles.com
http://www.humanities.uci.edu/english/
http://www.humanities.uci.edu/religio...

Suggested follow-up reading:

Roger S. Gottlieb, A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet’s Future
[http://www.amazon.com/Greener-Faith-R...]

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Ecology, Ed. Roger S Gottlieb
[http://www.amazon.com/Oxford-Handbook...]

Douglas E. Christie, The Blue Sapphire of the Mind: Notes for a Contemplative Ecology
[http://www.amazon.com/Blue-Sapphire-M...]

The Norton Anthology of World Religions, Ed. Jack Miles
[http://www.amazon.com/Norton-Antholog...]

Visit the Humanities Headlines homepage HERE http://humanities.uci.edu/SOH/about/h...
Want to learn more about the UCI School of Humanities? Read our online 2014 Annual Report http://bit.ly/1CrqnUh

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