Before the Storm

During and after the recent hurricane, I found a number of Scripture images coming to my mind. On the Friday night we were expecting the storm, as we fearfully waited for what might come, I read Psalm 107 for our evening worship: Those who go down to the sea in ships, Who do business on…

The Christian Origins of the Humane Society

From Michael Paulson of the Boston Globe: I’m not, myself, the world’s biggest animal lover, so it was with some trepidation that I traipsed over to the National Press Club in Washington on Saturday for a vegan luncheon for religion writers thrown by the Humane Society of the United States. I had no idea what…