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Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Brian Treanor, Bruce Benson, and Norman Wirzba


What is the proper relationship between human beings and the more-than-human world? This philosophical question, which underlies vast environmental crises, forces us to investigate the tension between our extraordinary powers, which seem to set us apart from nature, even above it, and our thoroughgoing ordinariness, as revealed by the evolutionary history we share with all life. The contributors to this volume ask us to consider whether the anxiety of unheimlichkeit, which in one form or another absorbed so much of twentieth-century philosophy, might reveal not our homelessness in the cosmos b ... More

Keywords: Creation, Creatureliness, Nature, Environment, Ecology, Faith, Religion

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780823264995
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Treanor, editor
Loyola Marymount University

Bruce Benson, editor
Wheaton College

Norman Wirzba, editor
Duke Divinity School

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