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Leonardo Boff | Book May 17th, 2017

Cry of the Erth, Cry of the Poor

[Note: This book is available for sale in the AllianceConnect bookstore.] "Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor" represents Leonardo Boff's most systematic effort to date to link the spirit of liberation theology with the urgent challenge of ecology. Focusing on the threatened Amazon of his native Brazil, Boff traces the ties that bind the fate of the rain forests with the fate of the Indians and the poor of the land. In this book, readers will find the keys to a new, liberating faith.

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Larry L. Rasmussen | Book May 17th, 2017

Earth Community, Earth Ethics

[Note: This book is available for sale in the AllianceConnect bookstore.] This acclaimed book provides a comprehensive approach to issues of social cohesion and ecological concern, synthesizing insights from religion, ethics, and environmental science in a single vision for creating a sustainable community of the Earth. With environmental ethics as its primary focus, Larry Rasmussen brings together insights from diverse sources on the state of the environment -- and what can be done, now, to halt the degradation of life. Larry Rasmussen first scans our global situation and the threats to life posed by the modern world. Next, he turns to the realms of religious faith and human symbolism, gleaning from them the resources for a "conversion to earth" needed for global survival. Finally, Rasmussen offers a constructive ethic, a program of "Earth Action" that can shape a global movement toward sustainable community. For all those concerned with the environment, religion, and society, Earth Community, Earth Ethic

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Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate: Christian Education Resource

The "Sustainable Food in a Changing Climate" resource was written by an ecumenical team that included Alliance of Baptists leader, Rev. Sarah Macias. The resource covers issues such as sustainability and food justice. It is designed to be useful year-round, but was released for the celebration of Earth Day Sunday, which can be observed the Sunday before or after Earth Day (April 22). An additional opportune moment to use this resource would be September 1, recognized by Orthodox and Catholic communions as the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation.

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Metro Baptist Church Apr 25th, 2014

Hell's Kitchen Farm Project

An exciting new resource for those who want to explore what it means to farm in an urban context. Metro Baptist Church in the heart of Hell's Kitchen, New York City, have are an extraordinary model for innovative urban agriculture.