The Common Good

Results for environmental stewardship

The Deadly Misnomer of 'Fossil Fuels'
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 1:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Calvin B. DeWitt Just because you can set something on fire doesn't mean you should. COAL, NATURAL gas, ...

Conservationist: Dominique Bikaba
Originally Posted: 09/05/2012 - 11:44am | Type: Blog

Eastern Congo is home to some of the world’s most stunning scenery—and some of its most brutal and unimaginable violence. The relationship between these two symbols of the region is a close one. ...

Big Brain. Big Heart?
Originally Posted: 07/19/2012 - 1:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bill McKibben What explains our moral leaders' mealy-mouthed silence on climate change? IN EARLY JUNE, a ...

White House Earth Day Briefing Offers Hope, Reminds Us There Is Still Much To Do
Originally Posted: 04/23/2012 - 3:16pm | Type: Blog

In honor of Earth Day, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships today hosted an Environmental Briefing for a number of environmental activists from all over the country. ...

Senate Blocks the Keystone XL Pipeline
Originally Posted: 03/13/2012 - 11:07am | Type: Blog

Last week, 56 senators voted to include the Keystone XL Pipeline in a highway bill — four short of the required 60. Last week, 56 senators voted to include the Keystone XL Pipeli ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Tuesday Nov. 15, 2011
Originally Posted: 11/16/2011 - 9:41am | Type: Blog

Looking at reality TV’s latest sensation: All American Muslim, stories of Missouri's Chocolate University harvesting more than cocoa beans, exploring the terms behind the latest anti-bullying legislation, ...

A Hymn Celebrating God's Creation
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

This hymn was originally used for the dedication of the 180 solar panels on the sanctuary of Limestone Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, Delaware where I am the co-pastor. This h ...

Building Bridges for Creation Care
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Imagine you've become a mom for the first time. Looking at your infant daughter, you have a personal revelation that your conventional consumer-driven lifestyle is shallow. I ...

American 'Exceptionalism' Can Degenerate Into Superiority
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

There has been a fascinating and important dialogue going on this week over at the <a href="http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/onfaith/undergod/" target="_blank"><em>Washington ...

Wise Local Living -- Without Leaving
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

Last year I borrowed a copy of Doug Fine's book <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0812977890?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=sojo_blog-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creat ...

What Happens When a Wheaton Grad Runs for Congress as a Democrat
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Last weekend, as a group of religiously-committed pro-life Democrats in the House of Representatives found themselves at odds with the majority of their party over an abortion-related amendment in ...

A Theology of Ecology
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p style="text-align: left;"><a href="http://www.blogactionday.org"></a>Today is <a href="http://www.blogactionday.org/">Blog Action Day 2009</a>, an ...