Ecology & the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature & the Sacred Meet (Hardcover)

Ecology & the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature & the Sacred Meet By Ellen Bernstein (Editor), Ellen Bernstein (Introduction by) Cover Image

Ecology & the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature & the Sacred Meet (Hardcover)

By Ellen Bernstein (Editor), Ellen Bernstein (Introduction by)

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Innovative contributors bring us a richer understanding of the long-neglected themes of nature that are woven through the biblical creation story, ancient texts, traditional law, the holiday cycles, prayer, mitzvot (good deeds) and community.
Ellen Bernstein is the founder of Shomrei Adamah-Keepers of the Earth, the first institution dedicated to cultivating the ecological thinking and practices integral to Jewish life. She is author of Ecology & the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature and the Sacred Meet and currently works as director of community building at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.Ellen Bernstein is available to speak on the following topics: Reading the Bible EcologicallyPrayer from an Ecological PerspectiveWhy Judaism Needs Ecology and Why the Environmental Movement Needs a Spiritual ApproachCreation TheologyWhy (and How) to Start a Synagogue Garden or Farm!
Product Details ISBN: 9781683360407
ISBN-10: 1683360400
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publication Date: January 1st, 1998
Pages: 282
Language: English