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Globally Consistent

by Jerry Lang 02-11-2013

As Jim Wallis pointed out in his January 2013 editorial "It's Time to End the Death Penalty," capital punishment is an affront to a "consistent ethic of life," which is usually understood as extending from human conception through end-of-life care. As a person interested in creation care, my attention was drawn to Bill McKibben's column ("Come Hell and High Water," January 2013) and his role as climate change prophet and activist.