Ecology and Liturgy: The Jewish Feast of Tu BiShvat
Prof. Devorah Schoenfeld led a group of 30 persons through the liturgy for the "The Jewish Feast of Tu BiShvat" on Wednesday, January 15, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in Coffey Hall - McCormick Lounge. This was the first of the Theology Department's Spring semester's programs on Theology and the environment. Dr. Schoenfeld is in her fourth year as an Assistant Professor in Judaism at Loyola and has previously taught at St. Mary's College of Maryland and UC Davis. Her research compares Jewish and Christian approaches to reading the Bible in the Middle Ages. Her book, "Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars", was published in 2013 with Fordham University Press.
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