Downstream from Eden : The Amazing Gift of Water for a Thirsty World, by Knight, David L
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- ISBN: 9781449745653 | 1449745652
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/29/2012
Downstream from Eden is a celebration of water in a less-than-perfect world. It will inspire you and bring you hope, Probably the most comprehensive study of water and the Bible you will find anywhere. Well-researched and highly readable, with stories from Icelandic waterfalls to the Aral Sea, from the origins of the universe to the Apocalypse, the author weaves a conversation that turns water into wine. You will sip and savor page after page. Water is an urgent global concern with 800 million people living today in parched conditions or with unsafe water. The UN Water for Life Decade 2005-2015 highlights the need for sustainable water solutions. Downstream from Eden adds a unique voice to this discussion with insights from the Bible, science, history and literature on issues of social justice, the environment and personal spirituality. Fascinating material! David Knight is a profound, reflective and interesting writer. - Ramez Atallah, The Bible Society of Egypt A beautiful study of water. Read it slowly and enjoy. You will be refreshed spirit and soul! - Barry Mackay, Habitat for Humanity India (retired), Includes "A Manifesto for Action: Ten Disciplines for Living Downstream from Eden" and Questions for Small Group and Book Club discussion.