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How the Encyclical Compares With the Islamic Declaration on Climate Change

This week, Muslim leaders from 20 different countries gathered in Istanbul for the Islamic Climate Change Symposium.  At the end of the two-day summit, attendees released the “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change.” Released just months after Pope Francis published his environmental encyclical, “Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home,” it is hard not to see […]

August 19th

Jewish Ecologist, Rabbi Ellen Bernstein

College is a place and time when we have revelations in our lives. We are studying material and examining our place in the world. For many, there could be spiritual awakenings and important issues that grab our attention. One woman experienced both. Ellen Bernstein was a student at UC Berkley searching for truth and understanding […]

September 9th

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