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Devotion to the Earth with Faith-Based Initiatives on Earth Day

It's a happy Earth Day, indeed. American Catholics were exhorted to “live [their] faith confronting the impact of climate change,” especially its impact on the world’s poor, by the Bishop William S. Skylstad of Spokane. This is after a bishop refused to bless an incinerator in Naples and the Pop...

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Tags: Catholic, Church, Congregation, Faith, Jewish, Mosque, Muslim, Religion
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Completing the Spectrum: From Emerson’s Rainbow to the Green Movement

John Muir, naturalist Does setting aside one day a year for the earth really mean anything? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, just one Earth Day forever changed Americans' attitudes: "Public opinion polls indicate that a permanent change in national priorities followed Earth Day ...

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Tags: City, Culture, Earth day, Emerson, Green, History, Nature, Religion, Spirit, Transcendenatlist, Urban
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Faith Communities, the Environment, and Tales of Responsibility

New Dream receives comments from the perspective of faith now and then. From pastors passing along environmental messages like reducing meat consumption to their congregations, to reflections on water and Ramadan. It's something I think we don't talk about enough in discussions about the earth. ...

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Tags: Emerson, Faith, Moral, Religion, Spirit, Thoreau, Transcendentalist
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