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AR: “Vegetarian Diet Is Effective Tool Against Climate Change, Study Finds”

The Adventist Review posted a story yesterday that considers the environmental ramifications of a vegetarian diet–“Vegetarian Diet Is Effective Tool Against Climate Change, Study Finds” (author unknown). The article begins: A plant-based diet is not only good for you but … Continue reading

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Week’s Links [#5 updated]

This week’s list is shorter than usual, just choosing five stories from three outlets. 1. Adventist Church sides with Muslim woman in workplace religious freedom case (Elizabeth Lechleitner, Adv News Network, 12 Dec 2013) The Seventh-day Adventist Church yesterday filed … Continue reading

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Week’s Links

SDA VOICES Adventists Join Oklahoma Tornado Relief Effort (Mark Kellner, Adventist Review) Loma Linda’s Earth and Biological Sciences Department Turns 50 (Heather Reifsnyder & Nancy Yuen, Adventist Review) WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS: SYRIA (Planet in Distress) Religious freedom celebration … Continue reading

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AToday Viewpoints Interview Series — Laila Mickelwait (Part 2)

The latest conversation in the Adventist Today Viewpoints Interview Series is now online — Laila Mickelwait, Part 2 (11 June 2013). Here is an excerpt: Jeff: You and your husband are involved with New Reality International. Tell me about this … Continue reading

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Personal and Social–Micro and Macro

I perceive within the Adventist community, a tendency to focus on personal issues (micro) while paying much less attention to social issues (macro). That is, we tend to focus on the individual rather than on the wider social ramifications or … Continue reading

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Marianne Thieme — Party for the Animals

Marianne Thieme is a Dutch politician who founded the Party for Animals. She recently spoke at the Loma Linda University symposium on creation care, Entrusted.  The SDA value of vegetarianism attracted her to the denomination. Learn more about her in … Continue reading

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ADRA Sri Lanka

This video demonstrates some of the good work ADRA is facilitating in Sri Lanka. A shorter version is available here.

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