The Society of Nature and the Religion of Nature

Authored by: Bruce M. Hannon

The Routledge Handbook of Religious Naturalism

Print publication date:  February  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138292079
eBook ISBN: 9781315228907
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I will begin with some personal history. In the midst of graduate studies in the late 1960s, I learned the Army Corps of Engineers was planning a dam and reservoir that would flood a local park, one of the few remaining places of nature relatively untouched by humans in the endless central Illinois corn and soybean fields. I had grown up visiting this park from my nearby small hometown, and I had developed an attachment to it.

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