In a culture that can’t think past the next 24-hour news cycle, religion still reads stories hundreds of centuries deep. The Abrahamic faiths worship a God who shows “steadfast love to the thousandth generation” (Exod 34:7). Genesis 12 begins the story of Abraham’s call by God. Every promise God gives Abraham has a long horizon, […]
Last month I gave three lectures and two workshops at the biennial Presbyterians for Earth Care conference at Montreat, where 140 dedicated people gathered from all over the U.S. for worship, workshops, learning, and enjoyment of western North Carolina’s exquisite countryside. Since then I’ve spoken nine times in five different cities. The air everywhere is […]
Really looking forward to the GreenFaith Ground for Hope Bluegrass conference in Lexington this Saturday morning, 9:00-12:00, at Central Christian Church (205 East Short Street). I will be keynote speaker, and there will be workshops on creation themes in worship, religious education, and spiritual practice; on greening worship facilities; and on faith-based advocacy and fossil […]
Hereis a link to a guest blog just posted at the site Political Theology Today.