Formed to “See” in the Way of the Cross – Robert Saler reflects on the scandalous particularity of our particular Messiah’s mission. Care for Creation Commentary on the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for the Second Sunday in Lent, Year B (2015, 2018, 2021, 2024, 2027) Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:23-31 Romans 4:13-25 Mark 8:31-38 InRead More →

This valuable classroom resource explores a number of issues in social and environmental ethics and provides resources for engaging in ethical reflection about them. Nine cases explore issues like population growth, material consumption, and climate change; water rights and species conservation; genetic engineering and food security in Sub-Saharan Africa; hydraulic fracturing and greenhouse gas reductionRead More →

Energy issues and climate change have loomed up from issues at the horizon to confront humanity directly and vitally. They are now pressing public-policy challenges of monumental scale and import. James Martin-Schramm draws on decades of involvement with ethics, public policy, and environmental ethics to provide this lucid and astute analysis of the problems andRead More →

Ethnography as Christian Theology is widely considered to be a primary resource in the new and growing field of Christian Ethnography. A sample of reviews for Ethnography as Christian Theology: “This engaging collection is a helpful foundation for exploring the use of ethnography in Christian ethics and theology. The authors provide thoughtful and probing challenges toRead More →

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Revelation’s Easter Message Readings for Series C (2016, 2019, 2022) Revelation 7:9-17 **Acts 9:36-43 **John 10:22-30 Sermon from Pastor Susan Henry at House of Prayer Lutheran Church,  Hingham MA More than Just Weird Grace to you and peace from our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. After Sunday worship last week, Kurt Lundin leaned inRead More →

Creation of Cosmos Service – Feel free to download and share this bulletin.  Please don’t forget acknowledgements. Creation: The Universe  – – June 17, 2018 Homily by Pastor Susan Henry, House of Prayer Lutheran Church, Hingham MA Of All That Is, Seen and Unseen In the summer, it would be hard not to notice theRead More →

“Rediscovery of Early Twentieth-Century Ecotheology”, Open Theology. An open access article about the early history of eco-theology, 1900-1954, leading up to Lutheran theologian Joseph Sittler’s early ecotheological writing. The Pastoral Challenge of the Environmental Crisis: Environmental Anxiety and Lutheran ‘Eco-Reformation’, Dialog, Summer 2016 (subscription or purchase required). Psychological and Spiritual Impacts of Climate Change, slide presentation at theRead More →

This timeless series, filmed in high definition, takes Martin Luther´s breakthrough understanding of Justification and Vocation and explodes it across God´s magnificent creation. It is a perfect tool to use for Adult Forums or community  conversations in a 6 session format. Intentionally non-partisan and aimed at finding common ground. EarthBound discussion guide and facilitator notesRead More →

Voices from science, ethics, and theology on Eco-Reformation. Veni, Creator Spiritus! An Ecological Reformation Veni, Creator Spiritus! Once a World Council of Churches program theme, “Come, Holy Spirit, renew your whole creation!” surfaced again in an ecumenical gathering in Greece in March 2016, this time as a “Manifesto for an Ecological Reformation of Christianity.” The authorsRead More →