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Jainism’s Tattvartha Sutra Verses on Creation

All over the world, we are beginning to appreciate that interfaith environmental activism is a brilliant vehicle for building peace. Joining together in common interest for conservation of Earth’s natural resources provides a level field from which to form new relationships. EdenKeeper’s Saturday series on creation and nature in Sacred Scriptures is based on the […]

January 17th

Stanford’s Rev Jane Shaw Building Bridges for Climate Change Action

When faith, intellect, and culture come together, it can be a powerful combination for effective action. People from various backgrounds unite, share ideas, and work together on issues that are important to them. At Stanford University, these three pillars of power are uniting a younger generation these days, particularly regarding faith-based activity. Many people are […]

January 7th

Verses in Buddhism on Humankind and Creation

While there are various classifications of Buddhism, achieving the enlightened state of Buddhahood is the common goal of all Buddhists. In Tibetan Buddhism, for example, the Mahāyāna goal of spiritual development is to achieve the enlightenment of buddhahood in order to most efficiently help all other sentient beings attain this state. Perhaps the best known […]

January 3rd

Sikh Hymns Illuminate Creation and Creator

Highly venerated, the Guru Granth Sahib is the central religious text of Sikhism. It is regarded by Sikhs to be the “living” embodiment of the light, or “jyot” of the ten Sikh gurus, and is considered as the final and perpetual guru. Composed between 1469 and 1708, the Guru Granth Sahib is a collection of […]

December 20th

Creation in the Christian New Testament Bible

There’s only one Earth, and to protect it from the damages that human beings are inflicting upon it, we must compel ourselves and each other to work together. Adopting a common purpose to protect our environment among people who are widely differing may not seem like an easy task. But understanding and accepting people with […]

December 13th