Jewish Environmental Studies: a New Field

By Manfred Gerstenfeld

April 2001

The author discusses why developing Jewish environmental studies as its own, separate field is essential. The author gives a thorough overview of Jewish environmental history. He also explains the environmental references in the Bible, and classic Jewish texts. The author further analyzes Jewish environmental thought, ethics, and activism, and further prompts the importance of the study of this field.

Topic: Jewish Text, Higher Education, Scholarship, Academic Research

Name of Publication: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA)

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gerstenfeld, Manfred. Jewish Environmental Studies: a New Field. Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). April 2001: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3847


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