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Aruna Gnanadason

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Zachariah, George. Alternatives Unincorporated: Earth Ethics from the Grassroots. London: Equinox, 2011.

July 11th, 2011|

As the title of this book suggests – the contents do offer, not just a creative use of language but an alternative discourse to how we have thus far understood eco-theology and environmental ethics. The author, the Indian ethicist George Zachariah, suggests in his introduction that the book will “construct an earth ethics from the grassroots” which will be informed by “the crucible of subaltern political praxis”. In the rest of the book he unravels his conviction that social movements are a theological text in themselves “as discursive sites” for a “life affirming, communitarian and liberating” subaltern earth ethics.

PLANETARY LOVES: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology Eds. Stephen D. Moore and Mayra Rivera(Fordham University Press, New York, 2011) Pages 414

October 12th, 2010|

INTRODUCTION

As far as I am aware, this is the first and only book thus far that attempts to bridge the gap between post colonial theory and theology – two parallel discursive elements that, in the words of the editors of this volume, “(if) left to their own devices, would extend to infinity without ever intersecting.” […]