Beliefnet
Belief Beat

Today is Earth Day, as well as the NFL draft and Take Our Daughters And Sons to Work Day (or as it’s known in my home office, Thursday) — something for everyone!

But to focus on Earth Day, which is now in its 40th year, the religion news continues to be that a range of denominations — including an increasingly vocal number of evangelical Christians, prominent in last night’s huge Hope for Creation event hosted by the Northland megachurch in Florida — agree that we need to take better care of our planet.

Buddhists: Earth-Touching Articles (Tricycle)

Catholics:Celebrate Nature’s Greatest Gift: Life! (CatholicVote.org)

Episcopalians: Making the Argument for Earth Day in Spiritual Terms (Episcopal Cafe)

Evangelical Christians: Making Earth Day a Church Day (Huffington Post)

Hindus: A Billion Acts of Green for Earth Day (The Hindu)

Jews: Why Earth Day is a Jewish Holiday (COEJL)

Muslims: Earth Day and Islam (Allvoices)

Sikhs: April 22 is Earth Day: Be Involved! (Sukhmandir’s Sikhism Blog)

And many more. Share the links I’ve missed, and your thoughts, in the Comments section below.

*Click here to subscribe to Belief Beat and click here to follow Belief Beat on Twitter.

Join the Discussion
comments powered by Disqus