Todd LeVasseur and Anna Peterson (eds.), Religion and the Ecological Crisis: The ‘Lynn White Thesis' at Fifty

Authors

  • Robin Veldman Texas A&M University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.38199

Keywords:

astrology, cosmologies, cultural understanding

Abstract

Todd LeVasseur and Anna Peterson (eds.), Religion and the Ecological Crisis: The ‘Lynn
White Thesis' at Fifty
 (New York and London: Routledge, 2017), 205 pp., $140.00 (hbk),
ISBN: 978-1-138-64412-0.

Author Biography

Robin Veldman, Texas A&M University

Robin Veldman, Interdisciplinary Critical Studies Program, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA.

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Published

2019-05-08

How to Cite

Veldman, R. (2019). Todd LeVasseur and Anna Peterson (eds.), Religion and the Ecological Crisis: The ‘Lynn White Thesis’ at Fifty. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, 13(1), 101–107. https://doi.org/10.1558/jsrnc.38199