Torah of the Earth
Exploring 4,000 Years of Ecology in Jewish ThoughtBook - 2000
Can we re-imagine our relationship to the earth--using the
viewpoints and texts of the last four millennia?
Human responses to the natural world stretching back through the last 4,000 years come to life in this major new resource providing a diverse group of ecological and religious voices. It gives us an invaluable key to understanding the intersection of ecology and Judaism, and offers the wisdom of Judaism in dealing with the present environmental crisis.
Both intelligent and accessible, Torah of the Earth is an essential resource and a reminder to us that humans and the earth are intertwined.
More than 30 leading scholars and experts enlighten, provoke, and provide a guided tour of ecological thought from four major Jewish viewpoints:
Biblical Israel: One Land, One People
Rabbinic Judaism: One People, Many Lands
Zionism: One Land, Two Peoples
Eco-Judaism: One Earth, Many Peoples