Interfaith Wisdom for Our Modern Times

Published on June 25th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn her seven pillars. She has prepared her food, she has mixed her wine; she has also set her table. (Proverbs 9:1) When Akbar the Great built the Ibidat ... Read More



Why the Encyclical Has Lasting Power

Published on June 24th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

You may have heard — last Thursday, Pope Francis issued an environmental encyclical called “Laudato Sii: On the Care for Our Common Home.” In the document, he praised the beauty and love of Sister, Mother Earth and urged ... Read More


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Summary of Pope’s Environmental Encyclical

Published on June 19th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

Pope Francis has released the first ever papal encyclical focused solely on the environment. The document titled, “Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home” describes environmentalism as a moral duty for everyone — not just a ... Read More



Islamic Beliefs About GMOs

Published on June 18th, 2015 | by Robyn Purchia

In 1968, Paul R. Ehrlich predicted that the United States would face a major food shortage in the 1970s and 65 million Americans would starve to death between 1980-1989. In the rest of the world, said Ehrlich, ... Read More



The Religious Roots of American Environmentalism

Published on June 16th, 2015 | by guestwriter

The following is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for daily updates and be sure to check out RD’s cool, new science section, The Cubit, which examines the intersection between science, ... Read More

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