Wendell Berry, novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer, has said,

landscape_vista“The care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.”

Religious traditions across the spectrum have shared statements on faith and the environment.

As you prepare to meet with your host faith community, you will want to know how that particular faith tradition relates faith to the care of the environment. You can find statements about faith and the environment by religious bodies at the links below. Take some time to review these statements.

Earth Ministry

Green Faith

If you’d like to watch an interview with Wendell Berry, click HERE.