The Common Good
July-August 1996

Crying Out for Creation

by Anthony Pezet | July-August 1996

“Commentary,” by Aaron Gallegos, May-June 1996)
points to the timely work of “laying out the clear

“SINKING NOAH’S ARK” (in “Commentary,” by Aaron Gallegos, May-June 1996) points to the timely work of “laying out the clear biblical mandate for believers to protect the environment” done by the Evangelical Environmental Network. It is indeed time for those of us who consider ourselves both Christian and environmentalists to cry out—and maybe we are “in cahoots with” so-called “New Age syncretists”—but shouldn’t we find our natural allies?

Furthermore, those of us who are active in the Democratic Party and are going to this summer’s convention must speak to this issue so that the Democratic platform doesn’t remain quiet around the GOP’s effort to roll back environmental legislation.

Anthony Pezet
Portland, Maine

Sojourners relies on the support of readers like you to sustain our message and ministry.

Like what you're reading? Get Sojourners E-Mail updates!

Sojourners Comment Community Covenant

I will express myself with civility, courtesy, and respect for every member of the Sojourners online community, especially toward those with whom I disagree, even if I feel disrespected by them. (Romans 12:17-21)

I will express my disagreements with other community members' ideas without insulting, mocking, or slandering them personally. (Matthew 5:22)

I will not exaggerate others' beliefs nor make unfounded prejudicial assumptions based on labels, categories, or stereotypes. I will always extend the benefit of the doubt. (Ephesians 4:29)

I will hold others accountable by clicking "report" on comments that violate these principles, based not on what ideas are expressed but on how they're expressed. (2 Thessalonians 3:13-15)

I understand that comments reported as abusive are reviewed by Sojourners staff and are subject to removal. Repeat offenders will be blocked from making further comments. (Proverbs 18:7)