A danger and a hope: part two

By Kendra Langdon Juskus *This is the second post in a series of creation care community responses to a Derrick Jensen article in Orion Magazine. Read part one here. What lies beneath So Jensen’s understanding of personal responsibility is … [Read more...]

A danger and a hope: part one

By Kendra Langdon Juskus At first blush, Derrick Jensen's recent Orion Magazine article, "Forget Shorter Showers," appears innocuous. But this article requires a careful read, for the spirit guiding it is a hopeless one; even dangerous. … [Read more...]

Beauty is NOT subjective

By Rusty Pritchard My friend and colleague Jim Jewell has an article in The Other Journal’s special issue on Aesthetics, in which he argues that creation care must be rooted in an appreciation of beauty. Environmental stewardship entails a good … [Read more...]

Forget personal responsibility?

by Kendra Langdon Juskus The most recent issue of Orion Magazine (a forum for exploring the intersection of the natural and cultural worlds) features a column by writer-activist Derrick Jensen, entitled "Forget Shorter Showers." The piece is a … [Read more...]

Philip Yancey: Knowing a good God in his good world

What inspires us? What gives expression to who God is? What fills us with a recognition of the Spirit of God moving through the earth and stirring in our souls? Is it simply the songs we sing in worship services? The prayers we offer in our small … [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...]