Earth Letter

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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Fall 2015 Earth Letter

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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 2015 Earth Letter

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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 »

Winter 2014 Earth Letter

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Winter is coming. It’s not just a catch phrase from Game of Thrones – the days have grown shorter, the weather is turning colder, and all of creation is curling in upon itself for a good long rest. As we head toward the darkest night of the year, it gives...Read More »

Fall 2014 Earth Letter

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Those of us of European descent carry an uncomfortable history as oppressors of indigenous people are the world. Faced with our past and present wrongs, we are tempted to disengage, embarrassed and unsure how to move forward. 

But as Kevin O’Brien writes in Listening to the Voice of God...Read More »

Summer 2014 Earth Letter

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Throughout biblical tradition, food has been a part and a representation of God’s goodness and plan for all creation. From the original provision of food in Genesis to Christ’s final sharing of the bread and wine, we read that God works in and through food. Cultivating, preparing, and sharing food...Read More »

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