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Becoming Ironic Points of Light

Only when we learn to imagine (or reimagine) other people can we lessen our culture of violence.

We Urgently Need to Come Together on Climate Change

Influential faith leaders join the pope in calling on all people to care for creation.

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A Rallying Cry for Interfaith Climate Action

People of all faiths must speak out together about climate change as a moral issue.

Protecting God’s Earth Is Our Shared Sacred Duty

This Earth Day, we commit to safeguarding communities from the harms of climate change.

7 Bible Words to Use When Talking to Evangelicals and Pentecostals About Climate Change

People concerned about climate change must draw the world’s fastest-growing Christian groups into the conversation.

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Quakers for Climate Change Action

Why the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is leading a call to conscience on climate change.

Nelson Mandela and the Spiritual Legacy of Divestment

One aspect of Nelson Mandela’s legacy is spiritually crucial because it shows how systemic evil can be countered by systemic good.

‘Super’ Typhoon Haiyan: Suffering and the Sin of Climate Change Denial

These “superstorms” aren’t an “act of God,” but an act of willful disregard for God’s creation.

On Halloween, the past and future live

Children play behind a pumpkin carved and lit for Halloween, on October 30, 2013 in Monterey Park, California. “What is … Continued

Five Christian Theologies Scarier Than Halloween

Here are some christian theologies that will prove halloween should be the least of our nightmares.

Water initiatives get congregations to pledge to conserve

RNS () — At an interfaith summer camp in northern New Jersey, two dozen children explored a swamp to learn … Continued

Are atheists taking over? Signs abound, from Francis interview to Virginia’s governor race

Are atheists taking over the debate?   In the past weeks, Pope Francis gave an interview to an atheist journalist in … Continued

Rep. King: Global warming ‘more of a religion than a science’

QUOTE OF THE DAY | –Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on rejecting the ‘religion’ of climate change. Read more on religion … Continued

What grows in a garden?

Freshly dug carrots (John McDonnell/ The Washington Post) American spirituality is discovering itself anew as people of faith reconnect with … Continued

Joel Hunter pays a price for political activism

LONGWOOD, Fla.  (RNS)  There’s a price to pay for becoming the voice of moderate conservatism and coalition politics. Even more … Continued

Fossil fuels are a faith issue

(AP) One day, our children, their children, will almost certainly ask, “What did you do to solve the climate challenge?” … Continued

Summer Solstice, embracing change

(AP Photo/Dan Joling) Once again, the wheel of the year turns and brings us around to Solstice, the longest day … Continued

God is opposed to food stamps? Let’s try an evidence-based approach to hunger instead.

More local produce coming soon to SNAP recipients in Michigan. (Jessica Tefft for The Washington Post) Recently, I wrote about … Continued

ANALYSIS: Does religious freedom report need more ‘teeth’?

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration isn’t afraid to call out Republicans for playing politics on Capitol Hill, or Wall Street … Continued

Natural disasters and climate change

Guarding a neighborhood after the Oklahoma twisters. (Brennan Linsley/AP) Pastor Mark Driscoll, who ministers in Seattle, told a Catalyst gathering … Continued