A Religion of Nature

A Religion of Nature The beauty sublimity and wonder of nature have been justly celebrated in all of the religious traditions of the world but usually these traditions have focused on beings or powers presumed to lie b

  • Title: A Religion of Nature
  • Author: Donald A. Crosby
  • ISBN: 9780791454541
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Paperback
  • The beauty, sublimity, and wonder of nature have been justly celebrated in all of the religious traditions of the world, but usually these traditions have focused on beings or powers presumed to lie behind nature, providing nature s ultimate explanation and meaning In a radical departure, Donald A Crosby makes an eloquent case for regarding nature itself as the focus ofThe beauty, sublimity, and wonder of nature have been justly celebrated in all of the religious traditions of the world, but usually these traditions have focused on beings or powers presumed to lie behind nature, providing nature s ultimate explanation and meaning In a radical departure, Donald A Crosby makes an eloquent case for regarding nature itself as the focus of religion, conceived without God, gods, or animating spirits of any kind, and argues that nature is metaphysically ultimate He explores the concept of nature, the place of humans in nature, the responsibilities of humans to one another and to their natural environments, and offers a religious vision that grants to nature the kind of reverence, awe, love, and devotion formerly reserved for God Crosby also shares his personal journey from theistic faith to a religion of nature.

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  • I just finished reading A Religion of Nature by Donald A. Crosby. And while it wasn’t the most pleasurable reading experience, it was still an important one. Crosby, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Colorado State University, writes in the style of an analytic philosopher—which is to say that his writing is exceedingly clear, direct, and understandable, but not particularly poetic or moving. I can see where many non-philosophers would be put off by his style of writing. But I think that [...]


  • Although I am in basic agreement with what Crosby writes, I disagree with his philosophical treatment of values as inherent in nature apart from cognitive assessment by sentient beings.But concerning naturalism from a spiritual perspective: The world of nature is extremely valuable and should be treated with respect and reverence. Nature is the source of all existence, and of all life; and as such, it deserves to be treated with the respect and reverence normally offered to deities. From the per [...]


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