Green sisters : a spiritual ecology (Book, 2007) []
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Green sisters : a spiritual ecology

Green sisters : a spiritual ecology

Author: Sarah McFarland Taylor; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2007.
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Green sisters are environmentally active Catholic nuns working to heal the earth as they cultivate new forms of religious culture. Inviting us into their world, Taylor offers a firsthand  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah McFarland Taylor; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200916418
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Awards: Nominated for John H. Dunning Prize 2007
Nominated for John G. Cawelti Award 2008
Nominated for Erminie Wheeler-Voegelin Prize 2008
Description: xx, 363 p. : ill.
Contents: Contents List of Illustrations Preface Introduction: Planetary Call and Response 1. The Green Catholic Imagination: Varieties of Companion Planting 2. Standing Their Ground: From Pioneering Nuns to Bioneering Sisters 3. It Isn't Easy Being Green: Habitat, Habits, and Hybrids 4. "Changeless and Changing": Engaged Monasticism in the Ecozoic Era 5. Nourishing the Earthbody: Sacramental Foodways and Culinary Eucharist 6. "The Tractor Is My Pulpit": Sacred Agriculture as Priestly Practice 7. Saving Seeds: Heirloom Conservation and Genetic Sanctuaries 8. Stations of the Earth: Body Prayer, Labyrinths, and Other Peripatetic Rituals Conclusion: Stepping into the Future Critical Mass--Earth Ministries in the United States and Canada Notes Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: Sarah McFarland Taylor.


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What a delightful book! Intelligent, informative, enlightening andengagingly written. A sophisticated treatment of the intellectual issues is combined with a passionate concern for the real world. Read more...

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