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During that period of church history when believers found the interim between Jesus' advents stretching into months, then years, then decades, they knew they had to deal with the facts. The apostolic eyewitnesses to Jesus were already dead, or soon would be. The movement was growing beyond Judah and Samaria unto the "ends of the earth." Heresies and false teachers threatened the unity of the community and the integrity of the deposit of the faith.

On dominion question, a Lutheran and the pope take differing roads to similar destination


The Rev. Leah Schade’s book Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology and the Pulpit (Chalice Press, 2015) is simply a remarkable document. Blurbed by climate author and activist Bill McKibben, it is full of new ideas about the environmental movement and constitutes a review of the literature that simply boggles my mind. 



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