Posts Tagged ‘environmentalism’

You Are What You Eat…And Not Who You Sleep With

Food and sex have shifted roles over the past fifty or so years, argues Mary Eberstadt in a fascinating essay at Policy Review. Once, social stigma condemned extra-marital philandering. Sex was a serious ethical issue, with serious personal and social consequences. Food, however, was something with few,...
November 16th, 2009 | Culture, Technology, Worldviews | Read More

Provision and Progress

Michael Pollan is a rising star in the world of food. His recent book, In Defense of Food, was reviewed on Evangelical Outpost not long ago, he appears in a film now in theaters, and in a soon-to-air PBS documentary. He’s garnered attention on speaking tours and in a variety of articles, including...
November 10th, 2009 | Creation Care, Culture, Media | Read More

Bold Plans for Electric Cars – Lunch w/ TED

“Shai Agassi wants to put you behind the wheel of an electric car — but he doesn’t want you to sacrifice convenience (or cash) to do it.  Forget about the hybrid auto — Agassi says it’s electric cars or bust if we want to impact emissions. His company, Better Place, has...
May 20th, 2009 | Lunch with TED | Read More

Earth Day Reading

Are you doing anything to celebrate Earth Day today? I’ve never paid much attention to the the day before, but this year I’m determined to change that. I’m reading through Francis Schaeffer’s book, Pollution and the Death of Man, and finding it provocative and convicting. Here’s...
April 22nd, 2009 | Other | Read More

The Bible “Goes Green.”

David Nilsen of the A-Team blog, a blog that is always interesting and well worth adding to your regular reads, has introduced us to the “Green Bible.” If your Jesus Junk alarm just went off, it is for good reason. The Word is complex, it is rich, and it is deep. As David reminds us in...
December 8th, 2008 | Creation Care, Culture | Read More