Back to Nature: Jewish Encounters With the Natural World

Judaism’s complex relationship to nature begins in Eden, where humans are commanded to subdue and to guard the earth. Join scholars from the Jewish Theological Seminary as they reveal the diversity of Jewish perspectives on nature and the sacred realm. How do our sources—literary, legal and liturgical—conceive of the world around us and our relationship to other creatures?

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