The following resources are available for you to borrow from the NCIPL lending library.
24/6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life, Matthew Sleeth, MD. Sleeth shares how his own family was dramatically transformed when it adopted Sabbath practices and helps readers better understand how their own lives can be transformed – physically, emotionally, relationally and spiritually – by adopting the 24/6 lifestyle.
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, Bill McKibbon The bestselling author of Deep Economy shows that we’re living on a fundamentally altered planet — and opens our eyes to the kind of change we’ll need in order to make our civilization endure.
The Green Bible is the New Revised Standard Version with a twist – all the environmental passages in the Old and New Testaments are highlighted by green letters.
Love God, Heal Earth, Rev. Canon Sally Bingham, founder of Interfaith Power & Light. Religious leaders from diverse faith communities respond to the most controversial question of our time: Can we save the earth? The answer could hinge on the phenomenon of the fast-growing interfaith religious environmental movement.
Making Peace with the Land, Fred Bahnson and Norman Wirzba. Agriculturalist Fred Bahnson and theologian Norman Wirzba declare that in Christ, God reconciles all bodies into a peaceful, life-promoting relationship with one another.
Sacred Acts: How Churches are Acting to Protect Earth’s Climate, Mallory McDuff. Sacred Acts documents the diverse actions taken by churches to address climate change through stewardship, advocacy, spirituality, and justice.
Inspired by William Bryant Logan’s acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, Dirt! The Movie takes a humorous and substantial look into the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to – Dirt! 79 minutes.
The Hungry Tide, Tom Zubrycki. The central Pacific nation of Kiribati is one of the countries in the world most vulnerable to climate change. Sea level rise and increasing salinity are threatening the lives of 105,000 people spread over 33 atolls in this remote corner of the Pacific. 53 minutes
Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America, Jeff Barrie. Award-winning film Kilowatt Ours is a timely, solutions-oriented look at one of America s most pressing environmental challenges: energy. Home grown, it is based in Asheville, while a bit on the older side, it is still a wonderful resource. 56 minutes.
By providing a big-picture view, Nourish reveals the many ways that food connects to our environment, our health, and our communities. Most importantly, Nourish offers specific steps that individuals and groups can take to create a sustainable food future. 50 minutes
RENEWAL, Marty Ostrow and Terry Kay Rockefeller. RENEWAL is the first feature-length documentary film to capture the vitality and diversity of today’s religious-environmental activists. 90 minutes.
Preparing the Way: A Social Justice Study for Lent, NC Council of Churches. This simple 10-page document combines traditional Lenten themes and Bible passages with contemporary issues including hunger, care of creation, and immigration. We invite you to join us in this season of reflection and preparation. –NC Council of Churches
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