Baptism and place
There’s no good theological reason for baptismal water to be perfectly pure. Still, a person’s baptism probably shouldn’t land her in the hospital.
The Friends of the Earth Middle East scored a victory this summer when some 9 million cubic meters of fresh water per year started flowing into the Jordan River.
Can the Jordan roll again?
The Jordan River is too shallow for Michael to row across, and the shore is a stinking pile of sludge. But something redemptive is happening.