1 edition of Public religion and the urban environment found in the catalog.
Public religion and the urban environment
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
|LC Classifications||BL2525 .B64 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781441103574, 9781441108340, 9781441149336|
|LC Control Number||2011040520|
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Public Religion and the Urban Environment: Constructing a River Town by Richard Bohannon $ buy online or call us from Book Grocer, 5/ Keilor Park Drive, TULLAMARINE, VIC, Australia.
Public Religion and Urban Transformation provides a sweeping view of urban religion in response to these transformations. Drawing on a massive study of over seventy-five congregations in urban neighborhoods, this volume provides the most comprehensive picture available of urban places of worship-from mosques and gurdwaras to churches and 5/5(2).
Book Description. Conceptions of 'sustainable cities' in the pluralistic and multireligious urban settlements of developing nations need to develop out of local cultural, religious and historical contexts to be inclusive and accurately respond to the needs of the poor, ethnic and religious minorities, and women.
Building Jerusalem: Christianity and the New Urbanism Ma Septem By Kathleen Curran Sweeney The New Urbanist movement attempts to address the problem of urban sprawl by promoting mixed-use, mixed population, walkable.
“Religions and Environments is a valuable book for graduate students and undergraduates who study religion and ecology, and it is a must-read for people of faith eager to learn about their religious tradition's teachings on the natural world. Bohannon gathers in one volume reflections on human-nature relations from practitioners and scholars.
Finally, ways of taking into account both gender and religion within the statutory urban planning system are presented. This book will be of great interest to those researching environment and gender, urban planning and sustainability, human geography and religion.
This study of the religious landscape of Indianapolis—the summative volume of the Lilly Endowment’s Project on Religion and Urban Culture conducted by the Polis Center at IUPUI — aims to understand religion’s changing role in public life.
The book examines. In Religion and Community in the New Urban America, Paul Numrich and Elfriede Wedam assess the power of religious congregations in the contemporary American city by focusing on metropolitan research is rooted in the Religion in Urban American Program, initially housed at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The program began in the early s by studying over one. How Urban Design Affects Ethnic or Religious Tensions. more about how to enroll the urban environment as one of many players. largest city without safe public transit.
But it won’t be Author: Sarah Goodyear. Religion and the Environment Journal of Religion & Society 6 Supplement Series 3 religious groups, they argue, may not provide a strong ideological foundation for mobilization to protect the environment, but they may play a role in legitimizing environmental protection in private and natural settings.
"A stunning collection of articles by leading urban scholars. It is brilliantly conceived and executed, reading more like a single-author book than a group of essays."--Dennis Judd, author of The Politics of American Cities "These essays present a coherent and compelling argument--one that should help restore politics to the study of the urban development process;"--Martin Shefter, author of Price: $ Author: Dr.
Hummel is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science in the Public Administration Program at the University of Michigan, Flint. He teaches classes on public policy, intergovernmental relations and public administration.
His main research interests are urban resiliency / sustainability. His office # is Public squares are one of the significant public spaces in an urban environment. Urban squares are open public spaces which reflect the cities’ identity and the communities’ cultural background.
They are where people of the community gather and “urban life” takes place since the ancient times. Ronald Peters clarifies the nature of urban ministry as a theological discipline by showing how its core values of love, justice, community, and reconciliation (among others) engage the issues of economics, education, family life, public health, ethnic relations, and religious life in the urban environment.
There is a close relationship between religion and environment. Religion has had major positive influences on the natural environment. For example, under animism, a view of the world found among many traditional peoples, a spiritual link is made between humans and nature. Science and Religion: A focus on religion and the environment.
The authors ask how the new metropolis affects local religious communities and what role those communities play in creating the new metropolis. conversion of farmland to other uses, urban sprawl, and water quality have had no effects figure 4. Percentage Who Trust Neighbors, by religion figure 5.
Percentage seeing No effect of environmental change Note: Figure 4 shows the percentage agreeing with the statement “People in this community generally trust one another and get along.”.
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic. In a massive survey of urban education, Education Week concluded that “most 4th graders who live in U.S.
cities can’t read and understand a simple children’s book, and most 8th graders can. This study examines material issues affecting the quality of teaching and learning in South African public schools, both within and external to the classroom environment.
The findings reveal significant disparities in conditions, both within and between provinces. Compounded by the effects of ill-health related to HIV/AIDS, these disparities are likely to hamper any efforts to improve the.The book is a compendium of the talks and proceedings of the International Conference on Ecological Environment this past June in Beijing.
Scholars, journalists, scientists, government, religious and business leaders, from China, the U.S., and other countries addressed the environmental challenges facing China and the world—and the role of."Religion has always been a part of city life and urban spaces, and one has always influenced another.
What makes Topographies of Faith a valuable and insightful volume is also the underlying question of how this influence can be aimed at community building and integration. The recognition of religious communities as part and parcel of the urban environment may be a key factor in understanding.