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Our planet is in trouble, and it will take an amazingly large and powerful force to shift into a more sustainable way of living. Spiritual leader and environmental activist Andrea Cohen-Kiener tells us that people of faith have the numbers, the passion, and the mandate to do it-and that nothing else is strong enough to counter-balance "business as usual."
Table of Contents
|The Making of an Environmental Activist: Waking Up to the Problem||p. 7|
|The Terrible Contradiction||p. 7|
|Too Good to Be True!||p. 7|
|The Spiritual Challenge of a Mountain of Garbage||p. 13|
|Agents for Transformation||p. 15|
|The Ultimate Common Ground||p. 18|
|The Makings of a Movement: The Interfaith Imperative and Its Obstacles||p. 21|
|The Mountain of God||p. 21|
|Obstacles on the Path||p. 22|
|God of the Pews or God of the Cosmos?||p. 25|
|Leaving Base Camp||p. 28|
|The One about the Rabbi and the Evangelical||p. 36|
|Getting above the Tree Line||p. 40|
|The New Wealth: Spirit Matters||p. 43|
|What Is Enough?||p. 43|
|Old Models for New Wealth||p. 44|
|A Living Vision||p. 47|
|Tools We Bring to the Table||p. 50|
|Transforming Business as Usual||p. 53|
|Imagine the Alternatives||p. 56|
|Working Beyond Class and Race: Yes, We Do Need to Do This Together||p. 59|
|We Need to Talk||p. 59|
|Getting Beyond "Over There"||p. 60|
|Finding Common Cause||p. 63|
|Working Together||p. 65|
|The Great Light Bulb Swap Of '06||p. 66|
|Getting to the Table||p. 73|
|How Big Is Your God? Theology Meets Earth-Care Activism||p. 77|
|Digging Deeper||p. 77|
|The Big Context||p. 79|
|The New Eden: Reclaiming the Garden||p. 93|
|Seeds of Possibility||p. 93|
|Wheat Sheaves And Matza Tales||p. 97|
|Communion Agriculture||p. 101|
|The New Sabbath: Less Is More||p. 115|
|Unnamed Hungers||p. 115|
|Green Sabbath||p. 119|
|Creating New Sabbath Rituals||p. 125|
|Eco-Conversion: A New Paradigm for a New Earth||p. 129|
|Seeing with Green Eyes||p. 129|
|Conversion To Eco-Justice||p. 130|
|The Power of Witnessing||p. 137|
|Going Forward||p. 141|
|Many Small Steps||p. 146|
|Creating a Sustainable Civilization: Joanna Macy's Theoretical Foundations||p. 150|
|Thoughts for Discussion and Action: Format for an Eight-week Study Session||p. 153|
|Interfaith Ecological Resources||p. 162|
|About the Contributors||p. 171|
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