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Taking the Long Road Home
Originally Posted: 08/06/2014 - 9:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus. IVP Books. HERE’S WHAT Slow Ch ...

Can Grounded Faith Save Us?
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Barry K. Morris The Earth Manifesto: Saving Nature with Engaged Ecology, by David TraceyA Political Theology of Climate Change, by Michae ...

Toward Life Abundant
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

David P. Gushee Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation. Fortress Press. CYNTHIA MOE- ...

No Time for Arm-Chair Activists
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Those who study together can also change together. Here are our recommendations for good books, videos, and online resources ...

Slow Down and Know That I Am God
Originally Posted: 11/26/2012 - 1:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

C. Christopher Smith Why it's time for a conversation about Slow Church. IN SPRING 1986, a group of Ital ...

Summer Lovin’ and Creation at Church Camp
Originally Posted: 07/05/2012 - 11:26am | Type: Blog

Summer camp integrated me into a Christian community that sought to reconcile humans with creation. In my family, working at church camp in the summer meant falling in love with t ...

Obama's Delay in Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline is a Victory for God's Earth
Originally Posted: 11/10/2011 - 6:16pm | Type: Blog

President’s Obama’s delay in approving the Keystone XL Pipeline is a victory for the movement to stop it, for God’s Earth, for the possibility of reversing climate change, and for saving the integrity of this ...

What Celebrities Can Teach Christians about Simple Living
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

In my <a href="http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&amp;issue=soj1012&amp;article=simple-living-becomes-sexy" target="_blank">Culture Watch piece in the Decem ...

Refusing Monsanto to Preserve Haiti
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<em>Editor's note: Recently, <a href="../2010/06/11/10000-haitian-farmers-march-against-monsanto/">10,000 Haitians marched in protest</a> of hybrid seed which Monsanto had dona ...

An Oily, Slimy, Putrid Epiphany
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="/sites/default/files/images/100513-crude-awakening.jpg"></a>Joanna Weiss asks the right question in a recent <a href="http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial ...

Silent Prayers and a More Than Perfect Game
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

There are times when there are no words. There are times when it seems that there is no hope for humankind, that our blindness to the things that make for peace is willful. There ...

'The Earth is the Lord's and all that is in it'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p>Today is Earth Day, an occasion for marking our responsibility to care for our world and the environment. It seems trite to have just one day to remind ourselves of the importance of this -- though th ...

A World Water Week Warning
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

I grew up in the water world. My dad worked for the water department in Dallas and served as director of Austin water and wastewater. I grew up in the water world. My dad worke ...

Regulating Wily Predators in Ecosystems and Economies
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/finding-our-way-in-the-new-economy/"></a></p> I've been obsessing about coyotes. A breedin ...

Pay Attention to the Birds
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers A Bible study on Luke 12, ecology, and economics. Jesus said to his disciples, “I tell you, do no ...

As the Climate Change Clock Ticks Toward Copenhagen, Global Activists Take to the Streets
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Climate change has become a major worldwide grassroots movement -- one that doesn't acknowledge geographic or sociological borders. Climate change has become a major worldwid ...

An Ever-new Narrative of Good News
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

My friend <a href="http://thecorner.typepad.com/">Bob Carlton </a>sent me this link to a <em>Guardian</em> piece by Madeleine Bunting, "<a href="http://www.guardi ...

Michael Jackson's Legacy of Social and Environmental Concern
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Though it has been two weeks since Michael Jackson's death, the world continues to mourn and to monitor news sources for the latest developments. Though it has been two weeks ...

The Social Side Effects of Global Warming
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

We are at a global turning point. We are at a global turning point. Rampant deforestation, mass extinction of species, global warming, the melting of polar ice caps, and the rapid ...

The Green Bible
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

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