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Tag Archives: climate change

Loving God by Loving the World

Franciscan Ecological Wisdom Loving God by Loving the World Thursday May 21, 2020 I have often wondered what might compel more Christians to take personal responsibility to mitigate climate change. With all the scientific evidence we’ve been given, it doesn’t seem to be a head issue but a heart one. Scholar Sallie McFague (1933–2019) offers… Continue Reading Loving God by Loving the World

Justice Close to Home

Justice: Week 2 Justice Close to Home Friday, June 22, 2018 Over the last two weeks I’ve explored justice in a broad way. Today I’d like to bring it closer to home, in a little longer meditation, so you get a fuller picture and some of the nuances in my own life. My first assignment… Continue Reading Justice Close to Home

Praying for Creation

Faith and Science Praying for Creation Friday, October 27, 2017 This September on the World Day of Prayer for Creation, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew offered a moving joint statement: The story of creation presents us with a panoramic view of the world. Scripture reveals that, “in the beginning,” God intended humanity to cooperate… Continue Reading Praying for Creation

Climate Change

Faith and Science Climate Change Thursday, October 26, 2017 Science and religion should be natural partners when it comes to caring for our common home. As Christians, we have a clear mandate to steward Creation (see the invitation to “cultivate and care for” the earth in Genesis 2:15). Yet with real perversity, much of Judeo-Christian… Continue Reading Climate Change

Our Only Home

Nature: Week 2 Our Only Home Friday, November 18, 2016 Our world is a sacred whole in which we have a sacred mission. —Joanna Macy [1] We are summoned to become fully human. We must mature into people who are, first and foremost, citizens of Earth and residents of the universe, and our identity and… Continue Reading Our Only Home

Bias from the Bottom: Week 2 Summary

Bias from the Bottom: Week 2 Summary: Sunday, March 27-Friday, April 1, 2016 You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it. —Harper Lee (Sunday) Jesus’ basic justice agenda was simple living, humility, and love of neighbor. (Monday)… Continue Reading Bias from the Bottom: Week 2 Summary

Open to Resurrection

Science: Week 2 Open to Resurrection Sunday, November 8, 2015 According to Sister Ilia Delio, Sir Isaac Newton’s (1643-1727) mechanistic view of the then-known universe was based on law and order. There was certainty, predictability, and a hierarchy of control. God was separate and above the world. For centuries, we thought the world was what… Continue Reading Open to Resurrection

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