Activism / Christianity / Church / Religion / Science

August 19: Church of England should not endorse fracking


The Church of England’s intervention into the debate about fracking (or hydraulic fracturing) is wrong-headed, ill-informed, and in direct contravention of the Biblical injunction to be stewards of the environment (Genesis 1: 28). And it is to be welcomed. Coupled with Archbishop Welby’s welcome attempts to stop Britain being turned into a financial Wonga-Wonga land, … Continue reading

Activism / Israel / Palestine / Politics

Israel dictates US policy on Egyptian military aid


According to the New York Times, “When Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, proposed an amendment halting military aid to Egypt, the influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee sent a letter to senators on July 31 opposing it, saying it “could increase instability in Egypt and undermine important U.S. interests and negatively impact our Israeli … Continue reading