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Environmentalism as Religion?
June 17, 2010 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Environmentalism as Religion?

There are various reasons why Christians may approach environmental issues with a skeptical eye and be reluctant to embrace them. One is the concern that it is an alternative religion to Christianity.

May 11, 2010 – 12:47 pm | One Comment

Earth Day last month made me wonder why we don’t have a similar day within the church. We wouldn’t have to call it “Earth Sunday” or anything. We could call it “Creation Sunday” or have a “Season of Creation.” Currently, the first half of our church year rightly focuses on the life of Jesus

St. Basil the Tree Hugger?
May 1, 2010 – 11:21 pm | No Comment
St. Basil the Tree Hugger?

Why do non-Christian naturalists and scientists from Rachel Carson to E. O.

Earth Day: together with all creatures
April 22, 2010 – 3:26 pm | 2 Comments
Earth Day: together with all creatures

I blog elsewhere about the adventures (and misadventures) of trying my hand with a small hobby farm. Most of the time, the joys and struggles of that life with some land do not intersect in any …

A Groaning Creation…
April 12, 2010 – 10:30 pm | No Comment
A Groaning Creation…

On Easter, we Christians celebrated the bursting forth of the new creation in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The restoration of creation has begun with him and with us. Consider the story. God had first created the earth and its creatures

A Gift from My Daughters
April 6, 2010 – 2:47 pm | 22 Comments
A Gift from My Daughters

Rock, Resurrection, and Radio Stations — a conversion story

March 14, 2010 – 1:43 pm | No Comment

Reed Lessing reviews CREATION AND CHAOS IN THE PRIMEVAL ERA AND ESCHATON: Religio-Historical Study of Genesis 1 and Revelation 12. By Hermann Gunkel and K. William Whitney Jr. (translator). Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006. 456 pages. Paper. $36.00.

The Vanguard of the New Creation
April 13, 2009 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on The Vanguard of the New Creation

Sometimes I wonder if we conservative Christians have become what might be called second and third article Christians (that is we care only about the second & third articles of the Nicene Creed). In other words, we think of Jesus as the one who gets us to heaven with the result that we then regard creation as of little importance by comparison.