Tag: Gardening

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    More and more churches and faith-based groups are creating small farms to feed the urban poor, especially children, in places like the Ninth Ward of New Orleans. More

    October 5, 2012 | Comments

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    Religious communities are part of a growing movement across America that is concerned with the ethics of how food is grown and how it gets to our tables. More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    “Every time you eat, you give expression to what you think the world ought to be,” says Norman Wirzba, a professor of theology, ecology, and rural life at Duke Divinity School. More

    July 16, 2010 | Comments

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    “There’s definitely something spiritual about working with the earth and feeling a relationship with all of God’s creation,” says Cara Gonzalez, a parishioner at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Bethesda, Maryland, who volunteers in the church garden. More

    October 2, 2009 | Comments

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    “Every act of gardening embodies a way of relating to creation that invokes moral and spiritual decisions,” writes Duke Divinitiy School professor Norman Wirzba. More

    October 2, 2009 | Comments