Professor Greg Milsom
May 1, 2017
Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Way of the Peaceful Warrior is a part-fictionalpart autobiographicalnovel written by
Dan Millman in 1980, and then later created i
REL 250-1 NOTES
Religion and Ecology CHAPTERS 1-2
Religion: from Latin religare
- implies binding or being bound together
Ecology: from the Greek oikos (house)
- Study of the Earths household
- Study of the interconnectedness and relationship
On June 1st, 2017, President Donald Trump proclaimed that he was withdrawing the United States from
the Paris Climate Accord. Church leaders from around the world have expressed their concerns over
Trumps decision. Presiding Bishop of the US Episcopal Chu
Tucker and Grim (Chapters 3-5)
Views of Nature in the West
Greek thought and the Great Chain of Being
Issue of purpose in natureAristotelian formal and final causes
Creation as good and ordered (Biblical and Greek thought)
After reading todays required text from The Sacred Depths of Nature by Ursula Goodenough, I
had a greater understanding about the evolution of both human and non-human species. In addition, I
am now able to clearly depict the differences bet
1. What might be the limitations of the text in regard to its authors?
Text may have been written with a motive in mind. Authors may have wanted to get
across some of their own personal opinions or they may have lost some words in
translation that were vi
Monolatry- the worship of only one God, without denial of other Gods.
Polytheism- belief that there are many Gods.
Monotheism- belief in only one God.
Henotheism- the idea that there are many Gods, but one God is singled out by a person or
group for wors