Rooted and Rising:
Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Change
Rooted and Rising, co-edited by Margaret Bullitt-Jonas and Leah D. Schade, features 21 pieces by pastors and rabbis, scholars, scientists and activists. It offers spiritual practices and perspectives for those thinking about climate change and those engaged in activism around the issue. It provides counsel against despair, and lessons in hope.
"Rooted & Rising: Voices of Courage in a Time of Climate Crisis is a true gem. Filled with inspiring personal stories, contemplations on how to live with honesty and compassion in the midst of climate disruption, thoughtful questions for the reader to consider, and creative rituals to access our deepest emotional responses to the climate crisis, this book is a must-read for anyone and everyone who cares about planet Earth and all of its inhabitants."
— Katy Z. Allen, eco-chaplain and founder of Ma'yan Tikvah: A Wellspring of Hope and co-founder of Jewish Climate Action Network
"Whatever your faith or spiritual background, this provocative collection of essays will stimulate new thought and action. This book is for everyone who has been frustrated by the lack of progress in addressing climate change. These pages will educate and inspire you and renew your strength."
— Sally Bingham, founder and president emeritus, Interfaith Power and Light
The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas is an author, Episcopal priest, and climate activist. She serves as Missioner for Creation Care for both the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ.
This event will be held at Edwards Church, 297 Main Street, Northampton