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Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis

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Rooted and Rising is for everyone who worries about the climate crisis and seeks spiritual practices and perspectives to renew their capacity for compassionate, purposeful, and joyful action. Leah Schade and Margaret Bullitt-Jonas gather twenty-one faith leaders, scientists, community organizers, theologians, and grassroots climate activists to offer wisdom for fellow pilg ...more
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published November 5th 2019 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Peterson Toscano
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was very much inspired and encouraged by the essays in this book. I found out about it because I am a contributor to it, but after getting my copy of the book, I felt comforted and challenged by the other contributors. I love how each section ends with questions to ponder and a spiritual practice.
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I was asked to review this book for "Interpretation" (forthcoming issue) and almost forgot that it should be posted here. "Rooted and Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis" has twenty-eight chapters in seven sections from a various of religious faiths (Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Protestants [mainline and Evangelical]). Each section ends with "questions to ponder and a spiritual practice." Most of the chapters focus on the person's journey respondi ...more
Laura Kisthardt
Sep 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What an incredible collection of essays! I read this book for a study organized through the BTS Center. Each week we read one section, heard from a contributor to the book, and had small group discussion. This book is great for church small group study. I loved the interfaith perspectives and general variety of people who contributed.
I learned so much about the environmental movement and have a lot to think about.
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