Religion and Sustainable Development

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Cathrien de Pater, Irene Dankelman (Eds.)

Opportunities and Challenges for Higher Education

ISBN 978-3-643-90017-3
Band-Nr. 46
Jahr 2009
Seiten 184
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Nijmegen Studies in Development and Cultural Change (NICCOS)


How are the different worldviews and religions as well as their alleged
contributions to sustainable development incorporated in the academic
disciplines of religious studies and theology? This theme is explored from
the perspectives of Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu, modern and
indigenous spiritual traditions worldwide. Cases are presented from
Western Europe, North America, Malaysia, India, and Africa. This
publication shows that the cross-cutting of the arenas of sustainable
development and religion in higher education constitutes a diverse yet
little explored field, and presents the first steps to document its

Irene Dankelman M.Sc., Lecturer Centre for Sustainable Management of
Resources, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.

Cathrien de Pater, MA M.Sc., consultant, Nijmegen Institute for Mission
Studies / Centre for Sustainable Management of Resources, Radboud
University Nijmegen, Netherlands.