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Alumnus Advocates for Planetary Ethic in New Book

CONWAY, Ark. (March 24, 2014) – Hendrix alumnus Dr. Whitney A. Bauman’s new book “Religion and Ecology: Developing a Planetary Ethic” was recently published by Columbia University Press.

Bauman, a 1998 Hendrix graduate, is an assistant professor of religious studies and an Honors College Fellow at Florida International University.

His books include Theology, Creation and Environmental Ethics; Grounding Religion: A Field Guide to the Study of Religion and Ecology; Inherited Land: The Changing Grounds of Religion and Ecology; and Voices of Feminist Liberation: Writings in Celebration of Rosemary Radford Ruether.

More information on his book is available here.

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