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Serpent-like figure

In session six, the Religion and Ecology reading group will discuss Veronica Strang’s Water beings: from nature worship to environmental crisis (Reaktion Books, 2023).

A sweeping text that traces the history of water relations, from widespread worship of serpentine deities to notions of dominion over nature, Strang explores the ways different ways of being with water enable – or resist – harmful, extractive activity around water. 

Accessing the reading

Members of the University of Cambridge can access the book via iDiscover.

Hardback and e-book editions are available to purchase (RRP 30GBP). The opening passages may be sampled for free via most eReaders. 

View Water Beings on the publisher’s website for further information (reaktionbooks.co.uk).

Joining the discussion

We will meet online. All are welcome.

If this is your first session, please contact Dr Anastasia Badder for Zoom details (via Divinity.cam.ac.uk).

Date: 
Wednesday, 24 July, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00
Event location: 
Online (Zoom) - times specified are for Cambridge, UK

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