For the Beauty of the Earth

Hope and the Aesthetics of Ecology  One of the themes for this summer’s Lambeth Conference is ecology. We have invited authors to reflect on what they hope the bishops will take to heart and keep in mind regar... Read More...

Ecology’s Anglican Forerunners

By David Goodhew If the Nobel Prize had been around in the 18th century, the Anglican priest, Gilbert White, would have won it. He, alongside two other Anglicans who pioneered environmentalism, are the subje... Read More...

Christ’s Reversal of Cosmic Decay

By Jeff Boldt Awhile back I wrote about the fact that creation is a temple, and that humanity (Adam) is a priest. Now I'll look at the cosmic consequence of humanity's dereliction of our priesthood. That is, that by disobeying, we have caused creation to de... Read More...

Dogs, Easter, and New Creation

By Charlie Clauss There is one species on our planet that seems to be benefiting from Covid-19 stay-at-home orders: dogs. There are more dogs out on walks, it seems, than ever before. Many animal rescue orga... Read More...

Mystery of Mysteries

By Eugene R. Schlesinger What is man that you should be mindful of him? the son of man that you should seek him out? (Psalm 8:5) There is a wonder in being small and recognizing your smallness. Living in northern California, I have frequent occasion t... Read More...

On Politics and Nature: The Birds of the Air Will Tell You

It is a source of comfort — or it should be! — to the Christian, that he with whom we have to do sits on his throne with sovereign attention, and that the whole cosmic drama is resolving itself toward a grand reconciliation with its creator through the cross of Jesus (cf. Colossians 1:19-20). And through it all our task remains the same: fidelity.

Technopolis

We citizens of Technopolis believe fervently in the supremacy of the will. What we will is how things are. Nothing is chiseled into sacred tablets, nothing has any meaning that we can’t change, nothing is beyond our self-interested exploitation and tinkering. If by an act of collective will we deem something good, then it must be good simply because we’ve deemed it so.