Inherit the Holy Mountain Paperback

Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

by Mark Stoll

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Inherit the Holy Mountain

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In Inherit the Holy Mountain, historian Mark Stoll introduces us to the religious roots of the American environmental movement. Religion, he shows, provided environmentalists both with deeply-embedded moral and cultural ways of viewing the world and with content, direction, and tone for the causes they espoused. Stoll discovers that specific denominational origins corresponded with characteristic sets of ideas about nature and the environment as well as distinctive aesthetic reactions to nature, as can be seen in key works of art analyzed throughout the book. Stoll also provides insight into the possible future of environmentalism in the United States, concluding with an examination of the current religious scene and what it portends for the future. By debunking the supposed divide between religion and American environmentalism, Inherit the Holy Mountain opens up a fundamentally new narrative in environmental studies.

Inherit the Holy Mountain by Mark Stoll was published by Oxford University Press in October 2017. The ISBN for Inherit the Holy Mountain is 9780190697945.

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Details for Inherit the Holy Mountain

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOxford University Press (October 2017)
Number of Pages424
Thickness28 mm
Height235 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4527871
Page last updated 10th December 2018
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