Tag: environment

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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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    Read an excerpt from THE CREATION: AN APPEAL TO SAVE LIFE ON EARTH by E.O. Wilson (Norton, 2006), written in the form of a letter to a Southern Baptist pastor.

    November 17, 2006 | Comments

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    According to a survey by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, solid majorities of all major American religious groups back stronger measures to protect the environment. Even though some conservative evangelicals are less likely to make environmental protection a priority, evangelical leaders are speaking out about what they see as a biblical obligation to protect all of creation.

    January 13, 2006 | Comments

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    Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview about evangelicals and politics with Congressman Mark Souder (R-Indiana). More

    April 23, 2004 | Comments

  • 09-2001

    Earth Day is the day set aside each year for reaffirming a commitment to protecting the environment. In recent years, because of a shift in thinking about the natural world, many faith communities have been taking up the cause of the environment. This movement is particularly strong along the banks of the Columbia River, where salmon has been declared an endangered species.

    April 23, 1999 | Comments

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