Robert P. Russo
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Ched Myers’ excellent article (“A Watershed Moment,” May 2014) is thought-provoking. His call for Christian discipleship in the face of ecological decline calls to mind the thought of liberation theologian Leonardo Boff, and other eco-theologians as well, who view our earthen mission in light of the Holy Trinity as “life, love, and communion.”
Westboro Baptist Church’s absurd notions of humanity are readily evident, in both word and picture, in Joanie Eppinga’s interview of researcher Rebecca Barrett-Fox (“The Face of Hate,” June 2012). If “God Hates America,” as is pictured in the Westboro sign on the cover of the issue, then does this mean that God loves Poland or Lithuania instead? Does God’s allegiance change daily, favoring America on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and then a different country on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays?