This morning I was browsing through some of my favourite Christian environmental websites – making the excuse of course that I need to do more research for this article I am working on.
First Jason Fowler at Sustainable Traditions is one of the best gatherers of information on environmentalism I have come across.
Here are some great articles from his sites that I wanted to make you aware of.
Wendell Berry: Gardening as Health Regimen and Holy Sacrament. It contains this powerful quote from Wendell Berry’s The Art of the Common Good
Only by restoring the broken connections can we be healed. Connection is health. And what our society does its best to disguise from us is how ordinary, how commonly attainable, health is. We lose our health – and create profitable diseases and dependencies – by failing to see the direct connections between living and eating, eating and working, working and loving. In gardening, for instance, one works with the body to feed the body. The work, if it is knowledgeable, makes for excellent food. And it makes one hungry. The work thus makes eating both nourishing and joyful, not consumptive, and keeps the eater from getting fat and weak. This is health, wholeness, a source of delight. And such a solution, unlike the typical industrial solution, does not cause problems. Read the entire article
Scott Sabin is the author of ‘Tending To Eden: Environmental Stewardship For GOD’s People‘ and also the executive director of Plant With Purpose, which is pioneering holistic sustainable development to help the rural poor worldwide through environmental, economic, and spiritual revitalization from a Biblical framework of reconciling broken relationships between GOD and people, people with each other, and people with the land.
I also loved Jason Fowler’s post – The Death and Resurrection of the Seed
And a couple of great articles from Flourish – an online enviornmental magazine