A Call to Compassion from Our Brothers the Animals

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...]

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

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...]

Quotable Creation Care: C. S. Lewis on God’s Artistry

Because God created the Natural—invented it out of his love and artistry—it demands our reverence. -C. S. Lewis. God in the Dock C. S. Lewis reminds us that at the end of the day creation has value for the mere—yet staggering—fact that it is … [Read more...]

C. S. Lewis and the Right Relationship of Animals and Humans

In Perelandra, author and theologian C. S. Lewis tells the story of a traveler from earth who goes to an unfallen version of the planet Venus. Lewis' fictional Venus is populated with fearsome-looking creatures that the protagonist is at first afraid … [Read more...]