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Larry L. Rasmussen | Book May 17th, 2017

Earth Community, Earth Ethics

[Note: This book is available for sale in the AllianceConnect bookstore.] This acclaimed book provides a comprehensive approach to issues of social cohesion and ecological concern, synthesizing insights from religion, ethics, and environmental science in a single vision for creating a sustainable community of the Earth. With environmental ethics as its primary focus, Larry Rasmussen brings together insights from diverse sources on the state of the environment -- and what can be done, now, to halt the degradation of life. Larry Rasmussen first scans our global situation and the threats to life posed by the modern world. Next, he turns to the realms of religious faith and human symbolism, gleaning from them the resources for a "conversion to earth" needed for global survival. Finally, Rasmussen offers a constructive ethic, a program of "Earth Action" that can shape a global movement toward sustainable community. For all those concerned with the environment, religion, and society, Earth Community, Earth Ethic

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Bill Ramsey, Circle of Mercy, Asheville, NC | Article, Discussion Guide, Essays, Presentation, Statements, Website Feb 7th, 2017

Sanctuary Not Deportation: A Faithful Witness to Building Welcoming Communities

A sound and thoughtful toolkit for congregations considering becoming sanctuary churches.

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various | Devotional, Liturgies, Prayers, Reflections Jun 16th, 2016

Congregational Resources after the Orlando Shootings

The items at this link are offerings for churches and others to use as aids in worship and however anyone might need. Please use and share.

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Hillary Brownsmith | Article May 10th, 2016

Beyond Clean: Syringe Exchange and the Role of the Church

Syringe access, harm reduction, and the human rights of drug users are issues not often discussed in the Church. I wrote this piece to begin or broaden the conversation. If your faith community is already discussing syringe access or would like to, please message me (particularly if you are in Appalachia or the Deep South).