Theology and Interpretation

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Theology and Interpretation
Bread of Heaven

The 2020 film Kiss the Ground, narrated by Woody Harrelson, portrays “regenerative farming,” a relatively new practice [...]

Child walking in garden
Theology and Interpretation
Gardens Alive

Where I live, it’s time to plant summer vegetables. The fig trees, eager to awaken early, have [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Spring Redemption

As I write in February, awaiting spring, Easter, and Earth Day (April 22), outside it is 18 [...]

Woman protester:
Theology and Interpretation
Preaching Jesus’ Inclusive Ministry

Some preachers avoid the e-word while others do not, yet [...]

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Theology and Interpretation
Contemplating COVID Winter

In Texas where I grew up we didn’t bother much with winter. The year’s seasons [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Oaks of Righteousness

When many of us were growing up, the assumed truth about the United States—as it is still [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Seeing Nature through Children’s Eyes

Last Christmas my son, a school principal in Miami, announced [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Pandemic, Race, and Environmental Justice

In my column two months ago, “Nature’s Warning,” I reflected [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Nature’s Warning

I live in Indiana near Louisville, Kentucky. Since mid-March, Kentucky’s governor Andy Beshear has offered an update [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Recognize (and Protect) Everyday Miracles

How about giving up discontent for Lent? There’s a complaint [...]