“Humility and Remorse”: A Southern Baptist Conversion on Climate Change

Jonathan Merritt is a young theologian in Atlanta who broke into the national conversation this month by championing within the conservative Southern Baptist faith the declaration of a new set of principles regarding creation care and climate change. While noting continuing debate on some global warming questions, the declaration made a point of stating thatContinue reading ““Humility and Remorse”: A Southern Baptist Conversion on Climate Change”

“Tearing a Page out of the Bible”

James Merritt, a twenty-five-year-old theology student, used this phrase to an AP reporter to explain how a professor inspired him to support a movement among his fellow Southern Baptists to help preserve the traditional climate. His professor had compared destroying God’s creation to "tearing a page out of the Bible." "That struck me. It brokeContinue reading ““Tearing a Page out of the Bible””