Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Harvard University Press
Количество страниц: 384
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"Some call them green nuns; others, eco nuns. But the women who constitute their community say they are green sisters, Catholic religious whose mission is to heal and restore the planet in the ways they know best; namely, through faith and healing mediated by an ecological perspective. This faith and this healing take many forms, as Taylor makes abundantly clear. The sisters build new "earth ministries"; create community-supported organic gardens, in which they engage in "sacred agriculture" and "contemplative gardening"; and build alternative housing structures from renewable materials. Some even develop "green" liturgies and "green" prayers honoring their community. Others practice "companion planting," in which organic growers interplant species to reduce the need for fertilizers and pesticides. All cultivate green habits in their everyday diet, dress, housekeeping, use of energy, and so forth. Taylor describes the various individuals in the U.S and Canada who make up this...