Dr. Calvin DeWitt, author of Earthwise: A Guide to Hopeful Creation Care, responded to Pope Francis's encyclical (Laudato Si') on Do Justice today:
"The long-standing Stewardship Tradition — emerging in antiquity and continuing into the 18th century until it flickered and was extinguished in the heat of the industrial revolution — has been remarkably rekindled today! In his beautiful yet powerful encyclical letter, Laudato Si’ — On Care for Our Common Home, Pope Francis gifted all people with a remarkably comprehensive letter. It is a letter that brings substantial hope as it bridges across both all creation and human society, inspiring everyone to envision an “integral ecology” for which creation and human society have been waiting in eager expectation. In this, Francis mirrors his namesake from Assisi and with a biblically and scientifically founded proclamation invites everyone to enter “a dialogue with all people about our common home.”
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Thank you, Dr. DeWitt, for your faithful witness to our call to care for creation!