TITLE

Acts of Faith

AUTHOR(S)
Choo, Kristin
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Planning;Aug/Sep2006, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the growing number of faith-based organizations in the U.S. who are taking the lead in environment action. Efforts range from reducing energy consumption, restoring Brownfields, and conserving water resources and green spaces. Among the proponents are religious historians John Grim and Mary Tucker, who have logged over 100 faith-based environmental projects on their web site. Shireen Pishdadi, congregational outreach coordinator at Chicago, Illinois-based Faith in Place, focus on creating humane alternatives to livestock raised on factory farms. The Church in the City initiative was formed by Roman Catholic Bishop Anthony Pilla of Cleveland, Ohio to study the causes of out-migration and come up with solutions.
ACCESSION #
21924977

 

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