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Altar Building and Dying Wise in the Anthropocene

July 12, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, July 12 at 7 pm, the First Church JP will host, Altar Building and Dying Wise in the Anthropocene with Jamaica Plain resident Chuck Collins and Minda Sanchez Jariwala, celebrating the publication of Collins’ new book Altar to an Erupting Sun. For more information please visit: eventbrite.com/e/altar-building-and-dying-wise-in-the-anthropocene-tickets-641376523447

Chuck Collins’ new novel explores altar-building, new approaches to death and dying, and one community’s response to climate disruption. Scenes are set in Jamaica Plain and at First Church. Read the May article in Jamaica Plain News about the book.

Minda Sanchez Jariwala is a death doula, community weaver, altar-builder, and scholar of the Orphan Wisdom School, founded and led by Stephen Jenkinson, author of Die Wise: A Manifesto of Sanity and Soul.


July 12, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


First Church in Jamaica Plain
6 Eliot Street
Jamaica Plain, 02130
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