Author: Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

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Why Religion Matters to the Sustainable Food Movement

  The connections between religious traditions and food usually come to us as proscriptions: Jews and Muslims can’t eat pork, Hindus can’t eat beef and other meats, and Catholics should avoid meat on Fridays during Lent. Dr. Rachel Kohn, a radio host on Australia’s ABC network recently discussed Sydney’s FoodFaith event which considered why religion […]

Leaders Of Anglican Churches Call For “Collective Moral Voice” On Climate Change

Is it the Church’s place to comment on science? Isn’t that what went wrong with Galileo? While many members of faith communities, both in the clergy and lay membership, have impressive scientific credentials, it’s probably not the place of these bodies to proclaim scientific truth. Moral interpretations that stems from scientific findings is another matter all together, […]