Earth Ministry/WAIPL's nationally acclaimed journal, Earth Letter, highlights environmental spirituality, theology, and action while reflecting on the religious call to care for creation. Earth Letter has published works by, among others, Wendell Berry, Pattiann Rogers, Terry Tempest Williams, Bill Moyers, Barry Lopez, Bill McKibben, and Rosemary Radford Ruether.
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Responding to the call for religious communities to lead on climate justice, this issue of Earth Letter articulates an equitable path forward. When you hear that God’s creation is threatened by climate change, the image invoked needs to go beyond melting ice caps or suffering polar bears. The real...Read More »
In this issue of Earth Letter, we celebrate the interfaith nature of Earth Day. Rev. Meighan Pritchard’s cover story introduces us to how different world religions embody the “Green Rule,” which instructs us to live in right relation with creation. In addition, two insightful articles provide Jewish...Read More »
How do we as people of faith find hope in the face of despair? How do we acknowledge the brokenness of God’s creation yet continue to work for its protection? And how do we continue to fight for environmental justice when we are weary and the road...Read More »
Sometime around the year 1181, the man who came to be known as St. Francis was born in Assisi. Over 830 years later in 2013, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope and became the first to be called Pope Francis, in honor of the patron...Read More »
Spring is in the air! The flowers are blooming and the sun has begun to shine warmly on our faces – but in today’s world, we know there is more to the air we breathe than these beautiful gifts of spring. In this issue of Earth Letter, we take...Read More »