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Green Sisters

A Spiritual Ecology

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$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674034952

Publication Date: 09/15/2009

Academic Trade

384 pages

6 x 9 inches

12 halftones


  • 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

Awards & Accolades

  • First Prize, 2008 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, Social Concerns and Gender Issues Categories
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