Joel Robbins

2012
Nature, Science, and ReligionSAR Press PublicationNature, Science, and Religion: Intersections Shaping Society and the EnvironmentThis book is about the complicated and provocative ways nature, science, and religion intersect in real settings where people attempt to live in harmony with the physical environment. The contributors explore how scientific knowledge and spiritual beliefs are engaged to shape natural resource management, environmental activism, and political processes.
2011
Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society by Joel RobbinsJ. I. Staley PrizeBecoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea SocietyJoel Robbins’s Becoming Sinners is an ethnographic case study of a small Papua New Guinea indigenous community that illuminates how global processes of culture change and religious conversion have played out among local peoples around the world.
2009, August 17–21
Advanced Seminar: Nature, Science, and ReligionAdvanced SeminarNature, Science, and Religion: Intersections Shaping Society and the Environment“Does religion shape or affect environmental practice, and if so, how?” Lynn White’s intriguing question, posed initially in a 1967 Science article, sparked this advanced seminar.


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