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Green (and Not So Green) Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | 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 - 7:25am | 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 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Would Jesus Drive a Mercedes?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

The Second Coming of the Lord God Bird
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

For the Health of the Nation
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | 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. ...

Ecology, Ethics, and the Making of Things
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:21am | 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 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

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

The Woman Who Planted Trees
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

SUV, You're Fired!
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | 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 - 7:25am | 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 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Getting Rid of the Rigs
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Preaching God's Green Gospel
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 10:45am | 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: 07/27/2011 - 10:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger George W. and Laura Bush's new Crawford, Texas home boasts a stunning array of eco-friendly features—perhaps not wh ...

What do you get for a planet that has everything?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Paradise Paved
Originally Posted: 08/05/2011 - 1:15pm | 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 - 1:15pm | 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 - 8:18am | 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: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

The Fire for Survival
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

16 Tons and What Do You Get?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Why I'm Walking to Work Tomorrow
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Putting a price on pollution. I live three blocks from work. The good news is that I (probab ...

A Resurrection of Campus Activism
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi From sit-ins against sweatshops to lobbying against religious persecution, many students today are proving themselves ...

Taking Out the Trash
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher The Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IEER) revealed in April an alternative to the U.S. government’s rad ...

Thirty Percent of World Destroyed
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh In a new report from Cambridge University’s World Conservation Monitoring Center in Britain, scientists say that humans have d ...

The Children's Funeral Parish
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Early in the 1980s, I served a parish in Woburn, Massachusetts. This suburban city, some 12 miles north of Boston, had boasted ...

Environmental Group Bugs Out
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher United Methodist Bishop Joseph Sprague filed a formal complaint in October against the Rev. ...

A Spirituality of Ecology
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Put aside the Holy Scriptures for a while and read God's first revelation—nature itself. Such was the advice offered some ...

Cashing in on Crisis
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Welch Who profits from the Asia bailouts? Anyone who has picked up a newspaper in the last several month ...

Sinking Noah's Ark
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Christians and the Endangered Species Act. Noah might have done the same thing. Recl ...

Our Daily Bread
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judith Bortner Heffernan The business of rural America. The church must powerfully define, proclaim, and li ...

In Awe & Wonder
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Marjorie Hope James Young Creation's reliable testimony. A conversation with Chri ...

Once and Future Harvests
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Winona LaDuke It's a misty morning on Big Chippewa Lake. An Anishinabeg couple drags their canoe toward the water's edge. The w ...

The Language of the Fields
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Daniel G. Deffenbaugh Following nature's lead at The Land Institute. If a man is rich and strong anywher ...

The Earth is the Classroom
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Learning to get along with all creation. Nestled amidst Log Mountain and Hinds Ridge ...

In Defense of Holy Ground
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Johnson Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Most of us have places that, for us, hold a sp ...

What Goes Around Comes Around
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Johnson Aaron McCarroll Gallegos A recent article in The New York Times reporte ...