Clifford Chalmers Cain is Professor Philosophy and Religion at Franklin College. He holds a Ph.D. in Religion and Ecology from Rikkyo University, Japan and a doctorate in Systemic Theology from the Divinity School of Vanderbilt University.
2009 0-7734-4787-3 This study examines the historical roots of “hierarchical dualism,”
the dominant attitude characterizing the Western approach toward nature which both separates humans from, and elevates them above, nature, allowing for exploitation of resources. This work advocates a new approach in which humans view the natural world as a community entrusted to humanity by God.