Titles in the selected subject

Items per page: 5, 15, 25 | Showing 1-5 of 44.
Prev | Next »

Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

by Joseph D. Witt

In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining.

Catherine Spalding, SCN: A Life in Letters

by Mary Ellen Doyle, SCN

At the age of nineteen, Catherine Spalding (1793–1858) ventured into what would become a lifetime of leadership with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (SCN)—one of the most significant American religious communities for women.

Religion and Sustainable Agriculture: World Spiritual Traditions and Food Ethics

edited by Todd LeVasseur, Pramod Parajuli, and Norman Wirzba foreword by Vandana Shiva

Distinct practices of eating are at the heart of many of the world’s faith traditions—from the Christian Eucharist to Muslim customs of fasting during Ramadan to the vegetarianism and asceticism practiced by some followers of Hinduism and Buddhism.

Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

by Candi K. Cann

For millennia, the rituals of death and remembrance have been fixed by time and location, but in the twenty-first century, grieving has become a virtual phenomenon.

Sacred Mountains: A Christian Ethical Approach to Mountaintop Removal

by Andrew R. H. Thompson

On a misty morning in eastern Kentucky, cross-bearing Christians gather for a service on a surface-mined mountain.