Confessing America’s Original Sin

Confessing America’s Original Sin

“Last week, a black professor told me he always asks his white students if they have ever heard racism called a sin in the pulpits of their churches growing up. The answer is almost always no.” ~Jim Wallis Consider this to be a continuation, Part II of the previous...
Independence Day 2020: Ideals Espoused vs Realities Lived

Independence Day 2020: Ideals Espoused vs Realities Lived

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” [Opening lines of the Preamble to the Declaration of...
Understanding White Privilege = Understanding Amy Cooper

Understanding White Privilege = Understanding Amy Cooper

In this Eco-Justice blog space we occasionally ‘color outside the lines’ to address other Justice issues because our integral theology informs us that everything is interrelated/interconnected. This is one of those occasions. Today we’ll choose just two crayons to...
Holy Anger

Holy Anger

Holy Anger “The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple he found those who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers sitting there. And making a whip of cords, he drove them all out of the temple, with the...
ECO KID LIBRARY

ECO KID LIBRARY

Drum roll, please! [drum-drum-drum-roll-roll-roll] We are super excited to announce the joyful news of the launch of our awesome ECO KID LIBRARY. This one-of-a-kind collection of eco-centered books for children and youth is the brain-child of Eco-Justice team member...
Silent Witnesses to Terrible Injustices

Silent Witnesses to Terrible Injustices

“We can be silent witnesses to terrible injustices if we think that we can obtain significant benefits by making the rest of humanity, present and future, pay the extremely high costs of environmental deterioration.” ~ Pope Francis I’ve been following Earthbeat’s...