Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture, Ecotheology Issue 10 January 2001

Archetypes, Angels and Gaia

Lawrence Osborn
Issued Date: 6 Mar 2007


Since its formulation in the 1960s by James Lovelock, the Gaia hypothesis has, as Lawrence Joseph’s comprehensive summary indicates, fulfilled a wide variety of needs among environmentalists, feminists and New Agers. This very variety is a source of confusion and even conflict, with New Agers and self-proclaimed Gaian philosophers criticizing Lovelock for the conservatism of his interpretation.

DOI: 10.1558/ecotheology.v6i1.9


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