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Brad Cohen

Brad Cohen

Religious School Director

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

SPRAWL: A Six-Letter Word with a Four-Letter Word Connotation

Pastor Christopher Chantelau (Divinity Lutheran Church) tells us that the word “sprawl” has negative connotations in our modern culture. The word is connected with zoning laws, waste, lost farmland, and unnecessary development. Why have we demonized “sprawl?”

This week saw the second study session in a series entitled, Enoughness: How Shall We Live on God’s Earth? Co-hosted by the Center for Livable Future (through the Baltimore Food & Faith Project) and the Institute for Jewish & Christian Studies, the main focus of the conversation was the concept of ownership and property as related to the idea of waste. Read More >