The Common Good

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Rising Green Tide Could Lift All Boats
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Promoting "green industry" can foster an ec ...

Is Nuclear Power the Answer?
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Proponents claim that nuclear energy is the power source of the future - clean, green, and safe. Are they right? ...

Danger: Nuke Crossing
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Bonnie Urfer Every year, 1 million radioactive shipments crisscross the U.S. On May 31, a train left Wisconsin ...

Growth Run Amok
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Williams Three quarters of Americans say they do not know their neighbors. Bill McKibben has long been so ...

That's Deep!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Members of Reef Relief in Key West, Florida, dove dow ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Poor Diet. In April, Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski en ...

Stepping It Up to Save the Earth
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill McKibben The fight against global warming will require a movement full of fire and prayer. That movement has begun... ...

Whose Earth is it Anyway?
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:37am | Type: Magazine Article

James H. Cone Why the environmental movement and the racial justice movement need each other. Until recently, ...

Things You Can Do
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson 1) Organize. If a presidential candidate is coming your way, ask him or her: How are we going to cut carbon emissions ...

Greening Our Churches
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:38am | Type: Magazine Article

David Rhoads Andrea Orcutt What congregations can do to restore creation. ...

All Hands on Deck
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Scripture suggests a clear role for government in ensuring the common good. This month we look at c ...

Earth in the Balance
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Alan Betts The faith community will need to step up its role as protectors of creation. By profession I am a c ...

A Rubicon Crossed
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice The church consensus is solidifying on the need to save the planet. Last year's announcement by ...

Brian McLaren: Knee-Deep in a Swamp
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.dnr.state.md.us/wildlife/northern_spring_peeper.html"></a>I took my day off yesterday and completed an annual pilgrimage of mine, a pilgrimage that began when ...

Brian McLaren: Anti-Anti-Global-Warming Group's Silver Lining
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.splcenter.org/center/splcreport/article.jsp?aid=131"></a>I am sitting in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and I just read <a href="http://blog.belie ...

Modern Prophets
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Climate change activists carried out what they called ...

Keeping Christians Cool
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez More than 1,500 young evangelicals from across the U. ...

Waste Makes Taste
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:08pm | Type: Blog

<a href="http://www.sojo.net/"><span style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Sojourners </span>magazine</a> readers may remember an article in our <a href="http://www.soj ...

Uncommon Ground
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joseph Wakelee-Lynch There may be no more basic lesson in persuasive writing than the futility of creating a straw man: Sketch a loose s ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Stately Action. After much work by its Catholic majority, the Philippines officially banned the death penalty in June, ...

False Stewardship
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate Dobson's is a fringe position gussied up in mainstream garb. James Dobson believes that C ...

Remembering Damu Smith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Damu Smith, 54, founder of Black Voices for Peace and executive director of the National Black Environmental Justice Net ...

Our Friend the Atom?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helen Caldicott The growing threat from nuclear power. The Bush administration and the nuclear industr ...

Taking Global Warming to Church
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone The archbishop is making global warming a personal challenge. Global warming is not an abst ...

Check Please!
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Cathleen Hockman-Wert Our long-distance food system provides choice - but at what cost? When global food short ...

Shopping for Justice
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg My journey with Super Giant. “Lord, to those who hunger, give bread. And to those ...

The Tao Of Dumpster Diving
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Why scavenge? You get a lot of really good food that's really, really free. “What is this—som ...

An Evangelical Climate Change
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'I'm tired of those old white guys telling us what to think and do.' For more than a ...

Green (and Not So Green) Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In February, 86 evangelical leaders declared climate change a Christian priority and lent their support to political i ...

Covenant Living
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Covenants order our lives, our faith communities, and, in the best of times, our nations. The promises and agreements God makes to us, and that we make to one another, ...

Living in 'Simple Elegance'
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lindsay Moseley Having witnessed the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, it may be hard to imagine anything comforting about a whi ...

The Second Coming of the Lord God Bird
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 3:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Valerie Weaver-Zercher The quest to save the ivory-bill represents a desire with which many evangelical Christians may connect. ...

Would Jesus Drive a Mercedes?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler The untapped potential of biodiesel. In 2002, the Evangelical Environmental Network launched a ca ...

Ecology, Ethics, and the Making of Things
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:21am | Type: Magazine Article

William McDonough A world-renowned architect argues that following the law of nature can make human industry safe and healthful. ...

Create in Me a Green Heart...
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Emily R. Hershberger Resources for a sustainable life. Creation and Christ Creatio ...

For the Health of the Nation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Our uses of the earth must be designed to conserve and renew the Earth rather than to deplete or destroy it. ...

The Woman Who Planted Trees
Originally Posted: 07/28/2014 - 8:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz Catholic Kenyan environmental activist Wangari Maathai won ...

SUV, You're Fired!
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Ball You are what you drive. I' I’ve never watched one of these Survivo ...

It's the Environment, Stupid
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill McKibben How could anyone have gotten so out of touch with physical reality? To really understand just ...

Sagebrush Solutions
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler In Colorado, ranchers and environmentalists are coll ...

Getting Rid of the Rigs
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:59am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler Tapping the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refug ...

Preaching God's Green Gospel
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 9:45am | Type: Magazine Article

April Thompson An interview with environmental minister Sally Bingham When Rev. Sally Bingham steps up to the ...

The Texas Two-Step
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger George W. and Laura Bush's new Crawford, Texas home boasts a stunning array of eco-friendly features... ...

What do you get for a planet that has everything?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter The Alliance of Religions and Conservation and the Wo ...

Paradise Paved
Originally Posted: 08/05/2011 - 12:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lois Ann Lorentzen The Earth may be the Lord's but we've trashed the place. The good news is that Christian attitudes toward th ...

Who's Who on the Christian Green Scene?
Originally Posted: 08/05/2011 - 12:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lois Ann Lorentzen The most effective Christian eco-groups are leaner and less hampered by unwieldy church bureaucracies. ...

THE 21st CENTURY REFUGEE: PREPARING FOR A WORLDWIDE REFUGEE CRISIS IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

There is ample scientific evidence to support the proposition that the planet is warming at an unprecedented rate that has never been experienced in such a short period of time. T ...

New Friends of the Earth?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler A coalition of conservative Christian and Jewish leaders known as the Interfaith Council for Stewardship and the Environment ...

The Fire for Survival
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Native struggles for environmental justice. Last year’s anti-World Trade Organizatio ...

16 Tons and What Do You Get?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 2:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Newberry Citizens call a new tune. If Tennessee Ernie Ford were to sing his blue-collar anthem &quo ...