Search Results for: C.S. Lewis

Book Review | The Environmental Visions of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien

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By Monika Hilder Flourish magazine, Winter 2011 J.R.R. Tolkien was most unhappy to realize that The Lord of the Rings had achieved cult-like status among American hippies and the drug culture. Would he be equally unhappy, or at least … [Read more...]

Wendell Berry, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and the Dangers of a Technological Mindset

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By Matthew Dickerson Flourish magazine, Fall 2010   Genetic engineering in the foods you eat. Advanced surgical equipment. Military weaponry. The Internet and social networking. The stove in your kitchen. Technologies are becoming … [Read more...]

Everything is Interesting: Raising Educated People

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By Jerram Barrs Flourish, Spring 2012 We live in a culture filled with boredom and cynicism—even among our children. It is a tragic commentary on our culture that you can meet 16- and 17-year-old kids who are apathetic about their own … [Read more...]

A Call to Compassion from Our Brothers the Animals

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By Kendra Langdon Juskus Flourish, Spring 2012 “Oh God, enlarge within us the sense of fellowship with all living things, our brothers the animals to whom Thou gavest the earth in common with us. . . . May we realize that they love the … [Read more...]

58: The Film premieres in theaters nationwide (get free tickets)

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One of the great misunderstandings about the care of creation, perpetuated by many environmentalists, is that the main beneficiary of environmental action is...the environment. Don't get me wrong--a Christian worldview clearly recognizes the … [Read more...]

Film Review | The Economics of Happiness

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Reviewed by John Murdock Flourish magazine, Spring 2011   The Economics of Happiness The International Society for Ecology & Culture, 2011, 67 minutes “Why does Hugo Chavez want me to see this movie?” That was the … [Read more...]

The Scent of Slow

By Margie Haack [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays. It originally appeared in Comment magazine, the opinion journal of CARDUS: www.cardus.ca/comment.] At … [Read more...]

Help Keep Flourish Going in 2011!

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Dear Friends, From the comfort of home, and armed with multiple Web newsfeeds, anybody can be an expert on environmental issues. Right? Well, maybe. But that's not the whole picture: There's a lot of environmental propaganda out there. … [Read more...]

Winter 2011

Winter 2011 Here you'll find the full versions of articles from the Winter 2011 issue of Flourish.  Sign up for fresh Flourish content by email or RSS. Inside Flourish by Kendra Langdon Juskus, Managing Editor | Thoughts on this … [Read more...]

The Gift of Good Land

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By Wendell Berry Flourish Magazine, Fall 2009   “Dream not of other Worlds …” Paradise Lost VIII, 175 We asked Christian leaders to offer fresh reactions to Mr. Berry's essay. We got quite a response. My purpose here is … [Read more...]

Fall 2010

Fall 2010 Here you'll find the full versions of articles from the Fall 2010 issue of Flourish.  Sign up for fresh Flourish content by email or RSS. Inside Flourish by Kendra Langdon Juskus, Managing Editor | Thoughts on this … [Read more...]

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From Kendra Langdon Juskus, Managing Editor Flourish magazine, Fall 2010   We chose Flourish as the name for this organization and this publication because the word implies a full-orbed thriving of things in every direction; all … [Read more...]

A Hopeful Creation

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By Dean Ohlman [Ed. note: This article is part of our series of weekly reflections, called Deep Down Things, published on Wednesdays. It was originally published at Wonder of Creation.] The creation was subjected to frustration, not by … [Read more...]

Lisa Graham McMinn: earth and us

Lisa Graham McMinn has a nice piece over at Her.meneutics, Christianity Today's blog for women, about Disneynature's movie, earth, and its reminder that while all of creation is interdependent on its parts for survival, we, as humans, don't give … [Read more...]