Food as Faith: How Veggies Fulfill Our Call to Stewardship

Katie Furrow works in the Church of the Brethren’s Office of Public Witness, where she focuses on the intersections of faith and policy regarding creation care and food security.    I am a member of the Church of the Brethren—a small, Christian denomination...

Standing in Solidarity with Charleston

Thursday evening Dylan Storm Roof, after sitting with the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church Bible study for an hour, shot and killed 9 of our African American sisters and brothers. This act of terror is unconscionable, and yet it all too familiar for a city...

Liya Rechtman: Why I am attending the Teach-in

Liya Rechtman, a legislative assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, explains why she is attending Earth – Faith – Peace.   In the second line of the most sacred Jewish text, the Torah, God commands humankind in the Garden of Eden...

Why I am attending the Teach-in: A Zoroastrian’s perspective

Meher Sidhwa, a participant at the Teach-in, explains her motivation for attending the program.   Why am I attending the Earth – Faith – Peace Teach-in? To answer it in one sentence, “I am attending the teach-in simply because it integrates two of my areas of...

Passion, Inspiration, and Tiny Critters

Hi there!  My name is Ethan Bodnaruk and I’m a Ph.D. Candidate in Ecological Engineering (“sustainable ecosystem design that integrates humans with nature for the benefit of both”) at SUNY-ESF in Syracuse, NY and a co-leader of the Religions for Peace North American...