Sharing Eden – a handbook to sustainable living

Sharing Eden is a new book that sets out to show how respect for the environment is at the heart of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths. The handbook uses the teachings of the Abrahamic faiths to encourage a greener lifestyle.

The introductory handbook combines beautiful and enlightening texts from each faith’s religious teachings and worship to address some of the most prominent environmental issues faced today, such as waste, climate change and biodiversity. Drawing from both scripture and personal experience, each author brings a contemporary focus to the eternal challenge of caring for the Earth. The authors also hope to encourage further collaborative efforts and stimulate public awareness and debate on the book’s topics.

Editor Lindsay Swan explains: “Sharing Eden is a remarkable example of interfaith collaboration to reach a common goal – a more sustainable future for all.  The authors’ aim, as well as to build bridges between often-differing faiths, is to throw a green light on age-old traditions and practices. They provide clear, easy-to-follow advice on how we can all do our share to protect the Earth, whether we have a faith or not.”

The book is published jointly by The Conservation Foundation and Kube Publishing and is available to buy from,, and (RRP: £4.99).

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