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Afterword

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 1158 words.

“Could you speak with my son?”

The mother and her children are active and faithful members in the cathedral parish where I serve. I knew her son to be a good baseball player,...

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Bearing Witness

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 7548 words.

This chapter shows how faith communities have transformed the ministry of bearing witness through a focus on environmental advocacy. The work of churches involved with the organization...

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Conclusion

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 753 words.

The conclusion draws connections between the lessons revealed by the stories in each chapter. This chapter notes that the saints in the book lead ordinary lives touched by both passion and...

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Creating Sacred Spaces

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 8687 words.

This chapter explores how churches are redefining the creation of sacred space to reflect stewardship of the earth. The stories in this chapter include the initial steps taken by La Capilla...

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Educating Youth

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 7257 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how Christian education can engage youth in environmental stewardship and the moral imperative to protect God’s earth. The stories in this chapter...

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Feeding the Hungry

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 7775 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how people of faith have transformed the ministry of feeding by a focus on the environment. The stories in this chapter include two faith communities...

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Introduction

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 2504 words.

The introduction provides the context, rationale, and methodology for the author’s journey across the country to document how people of faith are integrating the environment into their...

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Making a Pilgrimage

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 8384 words.

Religious traditions are rich with stories of pilgrimage, a journey for spiritual enrichment that involves travel to a place of meaning. This chapter reveals how people of faith made a...

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Natural Saints

Mallory McDuff.

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 240 pages.

Natural Saints: How Churches are Working to Save God’s Earth shares stories and strategies of people of faith working to integrate the environment into their ministries. This...

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Promoting Justice

Mallory McDuff.

in Natural Saints

August 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Life and Practice; Religious Issues and Debates; Sociology and Anthropology of Religion. 6041 words.

This chapter shows how people of faith are reclaiming a ministry of justice with a focus on the environment. Faith communities helped to define environmental justice as a national movement...

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