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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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To Be, or Not To Be

To Be, or Not To Be

“To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles And by opposing end them.” They have been touted by scholars to be the most famous six words in...

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Our Common Home

Our Common Home

“…our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us.” ~ Pope Francis Yesterday, May 10, marked the 106th observance of Mother's Day as a national holiday across America. Crass commercialism aside, at...

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Ya Got Trouble!

Ya Got Trouble!

Trouble, oh we got trouble, right here in River City! With a capital "T" that rhymes with "P"and that stands for P…  In Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man, the sleepy little town of River City is woken up and thrown into a moral panic when Prof. Harold Hill comes to town...

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Are We Really “All In This Together?”

Are We Really “All In This Together?”

In an earlier post from April 7 I commented briefly on a popular cliché that has become the go-to mantra of the current pandemic, “We’re all in this together.” Three weeks hence and a revealing set of data later, it has become clear that the message conveyed in this...

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