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Introducing

Introducing Evangelical Ecotheology: Foundations in Scripture, Theology, History, and Praxis

By Daniel L. Brunner, Jennifer L. Butler, and A. J. Swoboda. Baker Academic, 2014. 255 pages. $26.99/paperback or eBook. Introducing [鈥

Jim Kessler is a member of Grinnell Friends Church (FUM) in Grinnell, Iowa, and teaches environmental biology at Iowa Valley Community College鈥揋rinnell. Jim speaks often to secular and faith-based groups about the importance of reintroducing native plantings into human-altered landscapes, and with his wife, Kathy, has restored native habitat on the 30 acres where they live.


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ChangeTheStory

Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth

By David C. Korten. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015. 169 pages. $19.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. Finally we have a book that brings together the [鈥

Ruah Swennerfelt is a member of Burlington (Vt.) Meeting and is active in New England Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Earthcare Ministry Committee, Vermont Interfaith Power and Light, and Transition Town Charlotte, Vt.


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FireAndIce

Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World

By Jonathan Mingle. St. Martin鈥檚 Press, 2015. 400 pages. $29.99/hardcover; $14.99/eBook. The village of Kumik, high in the Himalayas, is [鈥

Pamela Haines is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting.


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Cowed

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret and Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Produced by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn. A.U.M. Films and First Spark Media, 2014. 91 minutes. [鈥

A member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting鈥檚 Working Group on Right Relationship with Animals, Margaret Fisher has been visiting other meetings to discuss the spiritual aspects of vegetarianism.


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Milestones October 2015

Births, deaths, and marriages among Friends.

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Quaker Works October 2015

A semiannual feature dedicated to connecting Friends Journal readers to the good works of Quaker organizations.

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FGC Gathering 2015 Plenary: Daryl Atkinson & Scott Holmes

Video recording from the 2015 FGC Gathering.

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