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Jainism Table of Contents

Center for the Study of World Religions
Harvard Divinity School
Religions of the World and Ecology Series
Jainism and Ecology Volume
Christopher Key Chapple, ed.

“Table of Contents”

Series Preface Lawrence E. Sullivan   Series Foreword Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim  


Christopher Key Chapple   Chapter 1

Jain Theories about the Nature of the Universe
“The Jain Worldview and Ecology”
Nathamal Tatia

“Jain Ecological Perspectives”
John Koller

“The Nature of Nature: Jain Perspectives on the Natural World”
Kristi L. Wiley   Chapter 2

Challenges to the Possibility of a Jain Environmental Ethic
“Green Jainism? Notes and Queries toward a Possible Jain Environmental Ethic”
John E. Cort

“The Limits of a Jain Environmental Ethic”
Paul Dundas

“The Living Earth of Jainism and the New Story: Rediscovering and Reclaiming a Functional Cosmology”
Christopher Key Chapple

“Ecology, Economics, and Development in Jainism”
Padmanabh S. Jaini

  Chapter 3

Voices within the Tradition: Jainism Is Ecological
“The Environmental and Ecological Teachings of Tirthankara Mahavira ”
Sadhvi Shilapi

“Ecology and Spirituality in the Jain Tradition”
Bhagchandra Jain

“Jain Ecology”
Satish Kumar

  Chapter 4

Tradition and Modernity: Can Jainism Meet the Environmental Challenge?
“From Liberation to Ecology: Ethical Discourses among Orthodox and Diaspora Jains”
Anne Valley


“The Jain Declaration on Nature”
L. M. Singhvi

  Bibliography     Notes on Contributors     Index     Copyright © 2002 Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
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