Being "green" isn't new. What do the statistics really tell us? From September 15th 2009 to October 1st 2009, the Patheos Public Square featured articles and related material regarding Religion and Environment. We have grouped these articles here for your convenience.
|By Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim|
The creative tensions between humans seeking to transcend this world and yearning to be embedded in this world are part of the dynamics of world religions...
|Video of Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim|
Religions are developing a new consciousness about the natural world. Listen to two Yale professors explain in this video segment.
|Published from Newsweek|
Being "green" isn't new. What do the statistics really tell us?
|By Father James Wiseman, OSB from Gethsemani II|
In dialogue with Buddhists, a Catholic priest reflects on the creation and its implications for the world today.
|By Charles Cummings, O.C.S.O.|
Nature invites us to care for the naturual world as the Graden of both God and humankind.
|By Christian Buckley|
A lifelong surfer explains why it is worth defending the environment for the witness Creation gives to the Creator.
|By Scott C. Sabin|
The poor are already suffering -- and starving -- due to climate change.How should we respond?
|By Scott C. Sabin|
From the start, God seems to recognize that people will frequently choose to misinterpret their stewardship as license to plunder the natural world...
|By E.B. Solomont|
Through the Regeneration Project, a campaign to mobilize religious groups in response to global warming, several hundred synagogues have joined the eco-friendly effort.
Progressive Christian Perspectives
|By Rex Weyler|
Authentic social change starts with common citizens who embrace a new understanding of moral dignity.
|By Fletcher Harper|
Where is God? One Christian pastor points down ...
|By George B. Handley|
The notion that physical matter and all living things have some living spiritual character grants a sacred identity to the nonhuman realm.
|By Dave Banack|
Should Mormons become more attuned to God's presence in nature?
|By Frederick M. Denny|
Nature is not independently worthwhile but derives its value from God.
|By Shireen Pishdadi|
What Islam offers the earth...
|By Chris Highland|
Muir's wide-open sense of church leads me to conclude that his natural spirituality grew beyond the parochial Christian God to a more Universal Creator or Creative Energy acknowledged by Wiccans, Pagans, and mystics.