Jainism Volume

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
Introduction 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
Notes on Contributors

Korean language edition: Seoul, Korea, Hanna Tec, 2005.  
Indian edition: Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 2006.  Lata S.I. Jain Research Series, Vol. 22.


Copyright © 2002 Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
Reprinted with permission.