Gaining an appreciation of the forest “kahal” was, for many of us, our entry point into thinking about the mystery of the natural world in a new way.
Envisioning both aspects of the world invites us to regard it in two directions, not only “downward” toward mechanistic explanation, but also “upward” toward our finest aspirations.
What does it mean to find something in a place we just don’t expect to find it?
Water connects us with all living things, but wastewater highlights some of the less positive connections that we don’t intend.
Big Stories, like the ones forged by religion, could be a powerful motivator for climate action. How might we use this way of thinking to spur action while staying scientific?
Perhaps we need a Yom Kippur for humanity, so we can then, acting as one, resolve to do better and protect our future.
We are what happens when the dirt gets a voice, when the earth gets a conscience, when the world has arms and legs and a thinking, rational mind that can relate to the Creator.
How do we navigate between reason and optimism as they crash against each other?
As part of Sinai and Synapses’ series “More Light, Less Heat,” Dr. Ashlynn S. Stillwell and Reverend Brian Sauder discuss how their faith led them to their environmental work.
While we’re a lot like Peter – terrified, eager, and unsure – we can put our faith into action.