Contemplating the achievement of Earth Justice

A Southerner contemplates the “horror” of the end of “a way of life” that is now seen for the evil racism at worst, or else the moral denial of the evil of it in light of what it meant to “pull the rug out” from the southern economy. (The latter is not exactly “enlightened” either). https://www.vox.com/…/confederate-memorial-day-racism-civil… “What Southern man, be Continue Reading

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The Post

I watched the movie “The Post” last night. It gave me the idea of writing about our civilization’s lack of response to the Ecological Crisis in a similar fashion to my post yesterday about re: how our response to this crisis is very similar to the way people responded to slavery. The Washington Post faced a dilemma regarding their duty Continue Reading

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Eco-Occupy Theology

I was thinking yesterday about my journey over the past 7 years. IN 2011, I started using occupytheology.org to point to my blog, which, that point, was using the one domain, theoblogical.org that I had been using since starting the blog in 2002. Now, as most of you know, it is primarily ecoecclesia.org. Theoblogical and occupytheology still get you there, Continue Reading

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EcoCrisis Denial: An article of “faith” for the right wing tribe

“Right-to-life” just might get more people helping to fight abortion and the conditions which make it increase, if they showed ANY concern about those conditions. And also, if they showed ANY interest in ALL of the other LIFE that is being extinguished and threatened every day by , things like, ya know, Climate Change (which is like an anathema to Continue Reading

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on “mix-ing” personal political feelings with the mission of the church?

I left this comment on Facebook in reply to one I saw here: Commenter: “why do people mix their personal political feelings with the mission of the church?” Me: Because “my personal feelings” tend to gravitate toward “The Kingdom of God” that is good news for all, ESPECIALLY the oppressed. The Trump administration is playing the role of Anti-Christ, and Continue Reading

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It’s not just trolling; it’s disobedience unto death

Something has been eating at me psychologically this past 24 hours. Upon yet another exposure to some nasty trolling behavior by a “Christian” Fundamentalist on the page of a good friend and fellow earth keeper, Terry Tremwel, I have been struck with the danger in this kind of “Christianity”. It is far worse than other kinds of political or even Continue Reading

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If This Is Not a Place

I’m way ahead of things here, but I find myself thinking about how the Church needs , and BADLY, (meaning URGENTLY) to begin re-orienting itself to address the Climate Crisis. And within that, there is the issue of BEING THAT PLACE where the growing numbers of people who are ecologically aware* can come and be in community.  Because if this Continue Reading

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“America” is not even real until we prioritize “The People for whom it stands”

Why can’t people opposing these protests understand this? For many, they simply don’t want to. They don’t want to have to face the questions of the infidelity to the principles that they claim to be upholding by acknowledging the flag or the anthem with honor. They dishonor the whole idea of what nearly all of us have been taught about Continue Reading

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