Charles Freeman

Author Charles Freeman

Borrowed Holy Land: The New Hymnal and Creation Justice

Images of nature and creation in hymnody are hardly new. The psalms, among the earliest songs of God’s people, are replete with images and celebrations of God’s good creation, and as ancient a text as Francis of Assissi’s “All Creatures

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Local Apocalypse

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Into the Storm, Twister, and the Problem of Nature as Adversary It is typical of popular entertainment to seek out seemingly unconquerable foes for its heroes to endure. From big-budget disaster movies to cheap ‘reality’ shows on television, one of the most reliable of such foes is nature itself. Hurricanes,

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