The Eco-Religious Understandings of John B. Cobb, Jr. and Seyyed Hossein Nasr

A Comparative Study

  • Md. Abu Sayem Associate Professor, Department of World Religions and Culture, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Keywords: Christianity, eco-theology, environmental ethics, Islam, religious morality.

Abstract

The present study deals with the religious moral teachings in connection with environmental sustainability by focusing on some eco-religious understandings of two contemporary scholars John B. Cobb, Jr. and Seyyed Hossein Nasr. By presenting a comparative analysis of their eco-religious views, the paper highlights their distinctive suggestions for ecological sustainability. In so doing, the paper aims to show why their eco-religious views seem essential in addressing the present environmental issues and how their suggestions can motivate humans for protecting the natural environment. It also investigates their thoughts and proposals in light of their respective religious traditions.

Author Biography

Md. Abu Sayem, Associate Professor, Department of World Religions and Culture, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

 

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Published
2022-03-31
How to Cite
Sayem, M. A. (2022). The Eco-Religious Understandings of John B. Cobb, Jr. and Seyyed Hossein Nasr: A Comparative Study. ISLAMIC STUDIES, 61(1), 45-62. https://doi.org/10.52541/isiri.v61i1.2195