The Church and Sustainable Living

Article by John B. Cobb, Jr.

            A remarkable change is occurring in the attitude toward religion and the churches on the part of environmentalist scientists and philosophers.  Carl Sagan who once expressed quite negative attitudes toward Christianity has begun to work closely with the churches.  Quite recently, a new book by the environmentalist philosopher, Max Oelschleger, testifies to this shift.  …

The Hispanics Next Door

Article by Orlando E. Costas

During 1980-81, Protestant denominations in the United States focused their mission study programs on Latin America — that is, on the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking nations south of the border, and the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean (Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico). But with more than 20 million Hispanics living in the United States, …

Thinking Globally

Article by Douglas A. Hicks

Book Reviews: Global Political Economy: Understanding the International Economic Order By Robert Gilpin with Jean M. Gilpin. Princeton University Press, 435 pp. also in paperback. God and Globalization, Volume I: Religion and the Powers of the Common Life Edited by Max L. Stackhouse with Peter J. Paris. Trinity Press International, 301 pp. God and Globalization, …