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Water Wars on a Living Planet: The Globe and the Strait

  • James W. PerkinsonEmail author
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Abstract

Chapter 9 will return from this deep immersion in biblical tradition under tutelage to indigenous vision by pulling the various threads of the exploration back into the present of the Strait of Detroit. Cameo descriptions of the “state of water war” globally will set the tone for a sketch of geologist and forestry-warden insights into water’s role in mediating atmosphere and lithosphere, mineral, metal, and gas into symbiotic health, turn personal in recounting a Native encounter schooling me in Turtle Island wisdom about place-based origins, and finally re-visit the shutoff struggle and supplement Foucault’s Biopower grasp with Black Lives Matter ferocity and the necessity to recover myth as the house of Spirit.

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  1. 1.Ecumenical Theological SeminaryDetroitUSA

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