Rev. Tim Vivian

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Not for Sale

by Rev. Tim Vivian 01-06-2014

With regard to the megacorps buying up all our water (“The Great American Water Crisis,” by Maude Barlow and Wenonah Hauter, November 2013): We are witnessing what a 14th-century preachers’ manual, Fasciculus Morum, long ago observed about avarus (avarice): “When it has gained the whole earth, it wants the sea; and after that, it soon craves for what is in the air. And by rising thus it knows no limit.”

Tim Vivian
Bakersfield, California

Tepid Inaction

by Rev. Tim Vivian 05-11-2013

In the April 2013 issue, it was disconcerting to see the juxtaposition of Wesley Granberg-Michaelson’s well-intentioned but tepid “Breaking the Impasse” with the two articles on Martin Luther King Jr. The title of the statement by Christian Churches Together in the U.S.A., “We Dare Not Postpone Action,” perfectly captures what we need to do now for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.