My feminist (9) reflection on this question is that we as Christians need to change the toxic anthropocentric
and androcentric worldview embedded in our tradition.
requires a balance between anthropocentric
and ecocentric norms.
The order of objectifying hierarchical anthropocentric
binary differentiation to which this premise belongs is increasingly imploding through a wide range of postmodern, postcolonial, posthuman and animal-centred academic research as well as through the work of animal activists, artists, and the "shifting sands" of socio-political and cultural Zeitgeists.
This relationship develops a view of nature as a metaphor of human consciousness that highlights an anthropocentric
11) Therefore, the foundation and outworking of the church has to be Christocentric, and not anthropocentric
, allowing Strong to state that the church cannot be "a voluntary association of believers, united together for the purpose of worship and edification," but has to be "formed from within Christ, present by the Holy Ghost, regenerating men by the sovereign action of the Spirit, and organizing them into himself as the living center.
Morton argues that the concept of Nature is an aestheticized abstraction that feeds into anthropocentric
fantasies of domination, and has done more ecological harm than good.
Sustainability, however, is an inherently anthropocentric
As much as the anthropocentric
arrogance and subjectivity of the above statement contradict obvious facts, it could be said that every mind is a world, that the world begins, to each one of us, at birth and ends upon death.
For this writer, the "Return of the King" ad was the best use of the iconic Clydesdales in recent memory, not jokey or anthropocentric
, but as powerful, galloping A-B symbols (That the ad twitted neo-prohibs by showing the grey cheerless world of Prohibition was an added plus).
From this I deduced that knowledge in the anthropocentric
disciplines would quickly become dated, whereas knowledge about the natural world would be more lasting--generally far beyond a human life span.
Also, responsible is the anthropocentric
view developed in the west with the onset of industrialization, and which spread to the other parts of the world (Martinez et al.
The editors conclude the text with a constructivist and anthropocentric
thread that exists in tension with their rationale for understanding the city as hybridized processes.