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Health and Harmony in Ecological Economics

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Pathways to Sustainability Editor’s Note: The nature of recovery lies in the recovery of nature. With fires raging in the West and hurricanes hammering Texas and Florida, many of us wish our country were still trying to fulfill its Paris climate pledge, and not gutting the EPA or unleashing polluters.

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Unbinding Creation: Children of Dust, Children of God

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This week’s mini-series is a collaborative effort with Ecclesio. Check out these and other articles at www.ecclesio.com. Climate change is a reality that simply cannot be denied any longer. 97% of scientists agree that the changes in earth’s temperatures and weather patterns are caused by human action. Even if we

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More For Me is More For You

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Even before I began to follow Jesus, I viewed radical material simplicity as a mark of holiness. For many years, when I thought about what my ideal life would be, I imagined an existence almost entirely detached from our world’s economic system. I dreamed of shedding all my possessions, living

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Does the Church Need to Build Alternative Economies?

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“For where your treasure is, there will be your heart also.” -Luke 12:34 “Unfortunately, that is the cost of doing business in our world.” -A clergy colleague’s response to the church divesting from Wall Street In all my years in the Reformed church, I have been fascinated by our unexamined

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Glimpses of Creative Resistance: Eco-Stewards

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Eco-Stewards: a Christian community of young adults responding to God’s call through applied eco-stewardship. By Rob Mark   View and Print as PDF.   Sometimes, upon waking, the weight of a wounded planet is palpable. We are beset by extreme weather events that continue to raise high the warning flags

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Finding Your 24/6 Rhythm in a 24/7 World

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“In Sabbath-keeping we become more ourselves, not less.” –Eugene Peterson, from his foreword to by Matthew Sleeth, MD By Matthew Sleeth   View and Print as PDF.   A decade ago, I was chief of staff of a hospital and director of emergency services. Taking care of sick people is

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