The Common Good
March 2004 Sojourners

March 2004 Sojourners

Special Issue on the Environment: Down-to-Earth Theology

Sins of Emission
No politician seriously believes that Americans are willing to deal with global warming. Is it too late to prove them wrong? by Bill McKibben

Consider the Turtles of the Field
Many evangelicals find themselves in an emerging theological habitat, where care of creation is central to mission.
by Brian McLaren

Rockfish, Redfish, Stockfish, Foodfish
Seven biblical principles for the care of creation.
by Susan Power Bratton

Shamans, Lumberjacks, and Hunters
Who will save the Amazon?
by David Batstone

To Serve and Preserve
The Bible calls us to dominion over creation. Or does it?
by Ched Myers

Finding Refuge in God's New Earth
How ministry with migrant workers led the author and his family back to the land.
by Bob Ekblad


A Vote for the Earth
People of faith should keep the environment in mind as they enter the voting booth.
by Jim Rice


Hearts & Minds: Evangelical Social Conscience
by Jim Wallis

Eyes & Ears: What If It's All True?
Mark Lombardi tried to visualize the spirit of his age.
by Danny Duncan Collum

H'rumphs: Squirreling Away for the Winter
by Ed Spivey Jr.


Living the Word
Reflections on the Common Lectionary, Cycle C
by Michaela Bruzzese

Poetry: Semipalmated Sandpipers at Hopewell Cape
by Sarah Rossiter


Eco-Theology Gems
The best reading on Christianity and the environment.
by Tanya Marcovna Barnett