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Christianity and Environment @ First Church of Berkeley

In the second of the First Congregational Church of Berkeley’s series titled, “Interfaith Perspectives on the Environment,” I had the opportunity to sit down with Marilyn Matevia, a recent PhD from the Graduate Theological Union in ethics and social theory. We discussed the theological interpretations of environmentalism as rooted in the Bible, as well as […]

August 4th

Easter Celebrated in Photos of a Resurrected Environment

On Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But the holiday, calculated as the first Sunday following the first full moon after the northern spring equinox, also commemorates the resurrection of flowers, warmer days, and more sunlight. Easter is a time where we can all celebrate renewal — the triumph of light over dark. […]

April 20th

Is the Bible’s Utopian Vision Actually Achievable?

All the believers were of one heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions were their own, but they shared everything they had. — Acts 4:32 How far we’ve come from that utopian vision. That’s what it meant to the first Christians to live in the power of the resurrection. The resurrection […]

April 7th