Jump to Navigation

McKibben Where Climate and Faith Meet

On the stump with former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, or writing the lead piece in the New York Times’ Opinion section, Bill McKibben talks tough: “the planet can’t stand this presidency” and the GOP, as he told the Washington Post recently, “is a wholly owned subsidiary of the fossil fuel industry.”
 
 
But even fans of McKibben may not know that the founder of the 350.org environmental nonprofit is also a religious man — a churchgoing former Sunday school teacher who has written passionately and extensively about the spiritual underpinnings of his drive to save the planet.
 
Religion News Service spoke to McKibben as he rode a train to D.C. for the march. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
 
Books by Bill McKibben
 
 
 

Search

News

News

Lilly Grant to Help Grow Sacred Music at Notre Dame

A $1.6 million grant from Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. will support a University of Notre Dame program it...

By bike, I’m learning to resist my temptation and ...

In her new book, “Holy Spokes: The Search for Urban Spirituality on Two Wheels,” the executive director of the...

Five ways faith can reduce bullying and empower victims

"Developing moral consciences: A separate international study of high school students found that moral disengagement,...

Calendar

Thu, Sep 7, 2017 - 08:30 am
Deadline to register for the 2017 Religion Newswriters contest is February 3.

Popular Tools

ATLA Serials for Alum