New today: Where issues have faces, Deborah Smith Douglas reviews John Philip Newell, the roots of evangelical anti-environmentalism
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Where issues have faces, by M. Craig Barnes. The mainline has long congratulated itself for being prophetic because it's good at voting for progressive agendas. But change happens at the local level.
Deborah Smith Douglas reviews John Philip Newell's book The Rebirthing of God. For nonbelievers, Newell's new book might serve as an introduction to Christianity at its mildest and least challenging.
The historical roots of evangelical anti-environmentalism, by Mark Stoll. Since the environmental movement’s peak in the 1970s, evangelicals have pilloried environmentalists and cast doubt on problems like global warming. Why this hostility?
There is another way, by Laura Kelly Fanucci. God is not found only in peace, quiet, decluttered, 10 easy steps to simplify. God is also found in mess, chaos, muddle, question.
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