I first discussed this issue a few weeks ago. Since then, the information has grown exponentially. Now the partisanship of major scientific journals has been called into question, as well as the validity of actual global temperature records. A story published  at the BBC mentions that som e journals in the US may have kept… Read More


For More info go to www.otecology.com Bible section: As someone who has a decade more education than many of the people in my church community, it is easy for me to think that my judgments are on a higher plane than other people’s. I have struggled for years to try and listen more and speak… Read More


As someone who has a decade more education than many of the people in my church community, it is easy for me to think that my judgments are on a higher plane than other people’s. I have struggled for years to try and listen more and speak less, realizing that everyone has the divine likeness of God in them, and that they can sometimes see things which my educated hermeneutic misses in reading the biblical text.… Read More


My advice is that we put aside the political rhetoric, and think rationally about things. Let’s try to leave as little of a mark on the world as possible (in terms of environment, not influence). My faith drives me to want to take some steps toward caring for God’s creation, or what some to the left call environmentalism. Yet, my motivation is not political, it’s based on faith.… Read More


Discussing Robert Alter’s The Art of Biblical Narrative, 2 Samuel 14:1-17; The Effects of Salt Water Floods on the land in New Mexico; A Strange November Hurricane.

These issues are discussed from the view of an Evangelical Christian who cares about the Environment.… Read More


This is an exercise in “gap filling” in the story of David and the Tekoite Woman. While this has nothing to do with ecology, it has everything to do with the study of Old Testament – in particular narrative criticism. NASB text 2 Sam 14: Now Joab the son of Zeruiah perceived that the king’s… Read More


As a Christian who cares for the environment, I think that hurricane Ida should be understood as a somewhat rare, but not completely irregular phenomenon. God does not will these things upon anyone, they are a result of a perfect creation broken by evil. Yet, God is powerful enough to break in and save many human beings in these situations.… Read More


Sink Hole A friend from New Mexico posted a link to this story on Fox News from his facebook account. The title is “New Mexico City Braces for Salt Cavern Collapse”. The story is semi-sensationalist, in that it makes it seem like a huge sink hole will open at any time there. I know that… Read More


The mayor of Moscow has proclaimed a winter without big snowfall for the city. He plans to actively deter the moisture from reaching the city and creating strangling snowfalls. The Chinese have been altering weather too.… Read More