Ravens, Stones, and Soil

Listening to and Learning from the Natural World

  • January 9, 2024 8:00 PM
  • January 16, 2024 8:00 PM
  • January 23, 2024 8:00 PM

Throughout the Hebrew Bible, each generation responds to plagues, natural disasters, and the destination of burial in different ways. This course is a survey of how death and burial defines and is defined by our relationship to the earth.

🌍 Week 1: Is dust a blessing or a curse? Soil and rocks as holy
🌎 Week 2: Death and destruction by β€œnatural” phenomenon in Tanach
🌏 Week 3: Where do we bury? Planned and unplanned burials