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    “It is much easier for God to get through our defenses when we’re in a wilderness,” says John Lionberger. He leads kayak and canoe trips that he says “get to the transcendent through the physical.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from Bread for the World’s November 23 press conference in Washington, DC on creating jobs that will fight poverty and climate change.

    November 25, 2009 | Comments

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    Tim DeChristopher is a devoted environmentalist who purposely broke the law in an attempt to save land in Utah. Some believe that since he committed a crime, he should be punished. Others think breaking the law was the right thing to do in this situation.
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    March 20, 2009 | Comments

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    "Our job is to take an illiterate woman and make her into an engineer in six months," says social activist Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Students come from villages across India and a dozen other countries.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments

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    Managing editor and correspondent Kim Lawton highlights the findings about young evangelicals in the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly/UN Foundation survey on religion and America's role in the world.

    October 24, 2008 | Comments

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    Wangari Maathai became the first African woman to win the Nobel Prize for peace. She is a conservationist whose movement has caused the planting of 30 million trees in Kenya and also helped lead to free elections. Recently, Maathai visited Chicago, as Judy Valente reports. More

    November 9, 2007 | Comments

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    As religious groups become more and more committed to protecting the environment and more aware of the tradeoffs involved, the pros and cons of conservation are starkly visible in the mountains and hollows of Appalachia. There, coal companies engage not only in deep mining and strip mining, but also in what's called mountaintop removal.

    February 7, 2007 | Comments

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    There’s a battle underway in the state of Nevada over the proper use of water. Las Vegas wants water so it can keep growing. But farmers and ranchers fear Las Vegas’s thirst will destroy their livelihood. More

    December 15, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Fred De Sam Lazaro’s interview in Minnesota with Leith Anderson, interim president of the National Association of Evangelicals. More

    November 24, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy's October 16, 2006 interview in Cambridge, Massachusetts with E.O. Wilson.

    November 17, 2006 | Comments

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