From the city to the suburbs, Wendell Berry can help us imagine virtuous forms of living, says the author and Spring Arbor University associate professor.
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Schoolchildren in central London staged a sitdown protest over climate change near Downing Street in February 2019. Photo by Ben Gingelge
In our current ecological crisis, we must emphasize humanity’s role as both stewards and creatures in God’s creation, writes a theologian.
Mary Oliver's poetry often drew from close attention to the natural world. Oliver died Jan. 17, 2019 at the age of 83. Getty Images / Photo by Kevork Djansezian
Debra Dean Murphy: Mary Oliver and other poets can help us perceive -- and protect -- the natural world
The disciplined reading of poetry can inculcate a mindset of paying deep attention to the world around us, says a scholar.
The film "Behold the Earth" seeks to move people to appreciate nature in all its forms. Photo courtesy of Compass Light Productions
In “Behold the Earth,” a filmmaker combines music, science and Christian faith in a beautiful and moving documentary intended to rekindle an awareness of our connection with nature.
The Rev. David M. Wilson, of the UMC's Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference, made many trips to the Standing Rock encampment to support his fellow Native Americans. Photos courtesy of David M. Wilson
Supporting protestors in North Dakota was an act of solidarity and Christian witness for the conference superintendent of the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Illustration based on the "Look & See" movie poster, which features wood engraving by Wesley Bates and typography by Mark Melnick. Image courtesy of Two Birds Film
The director of ‘Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry’ says her film is an effort to transport viewers to the world of the Kentucky poet and farmer -- his place -- what he sees, and what he cares about.
Muslims and Christians in Chicago generate new ideas for working together on the environment. Photos by Dan Davis Photography
Experiment in interfaith relations brings Muslims and Christians together not just to talk, but to act
Using a novel approach borrowed from the tech world, Christians and Muslims come together, coupling words and actions in pursuit of a shared concern: finding a way to make the world a greener place.
The church has long neglected the third aspect of the Trinity, reducing it to a philosophical concept. But the Spirit is concrete and tangible, and recovering it is critical to the pursuit of reconciliation and social justice, the theologian says in this interview.
The sanctuary of Central Congregational UCC in Atlanta looks out upon 8 acres of woods, which the congregation has been working to restore.
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Under the guidance of a visionary minister and an energetic lay leader, Central Congregational UCC turned its overgrown 8-acre forest into a nature preserve. The payoff has been far greater than the church expected.
Marchers take part in the Una Terra, Una Familia (One Earth, One Family) March on June 28, 2015, in St. Peter's Square. The multifaith, multinational group was in the square to thank and support Pope Francis for his papal encyclical “Laudato Si.”
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A young Christian leader shares her experience at the Emerging Leaders Multi-Faith Climate Convergence, where young adults from many nations and traditions gathered in the wake of the recent papal encyclical.