The Influence of Great World Religions on Environmental Concept and Change

Tomić, Dino (2014) The Influence of Great World Religions on Environmental Concept and Change. Diploma thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Geography.

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This paper is based on a study of influence of the great world religions (Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism) on environmental concept and change. By establishing the relationship of sacred texts (and their interpretation) and environment obtained results are indicative of intensity and form of influence of a particular worldview on change in the environment. For each of the aforementioned religions tradicional and modern (influenced by globalization) environmental concept were studied. Also, this paper describes the impact od the natural and geographical basis on the development and expansion of a certain religion, and thus the concept of environment. As an example of the influence of great world religions on environmental changes cultural landscapes created by those religions (cities, sacred architecture, sacred places and piligrims impact) are analyzed.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma thesis)
Keywords: Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, cultural landscape, Christianity, environmental concept, environmental change
Supervisor: Fuerst-Bjeliš, Borna
Date: 2014
Number of Pages: 52
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Geography
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Geography
Depositing User: Inja Cahun
Date Deposited: 20 May 2014 11:00
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2016 07:52

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