Stoll, 'Inherit the Holy Mountain,' Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)

Roundtable Review, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)

Author: Mark Stoll

Title: Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism

Commentators: Lisa H. Sideris, Constance M. Furey, Joseph Kip Kosek, Mark Fiege

Editor: Christopher F. Jones

CFP: Our Shared Home: The Environment on Film (6/1/17; 11/1-5/17)

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Our Shared Home: The Environment on Film

Representing “Home”: The Real and Imagined Spaces of Belonging
The Hilton—Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee, WI (USA)
November 1-5, 2017

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2017 (early decision); July 1, 2017 (general decision)

Earth Day 1970, Science March 2017, and the perils of “non-partisan” environmentalism

In his classic book Justice, Nature, and the Geography of Difference, the geographer David Harvey recalled three very different expressions of environmental politics surrounding the first Earth Day. First, Fortune magazine published a special issue “celebrat[ing] the rise of the environment … as a ‘non-class issue’”; the issue included an invited editorial by President Richard Nixon touting the importance of protecting the Earth for future generations.

New podcast episode: Religion and the Origins of American Environmentalism

A new episode of Exploring Environmental History Podcast has been released featuring an interview with Mark Stoll about his latest book Inherit the Holy Mountain: Religion and the Rise of American Environmentalism. He discusses on the podcast why Lynn White’s 1967 essay on “The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis”, and his assessemnt of the green credentials of christianity is flawed.

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