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Loving Nature

To us, a person cannot fully love God unless he or she also loves God's creation:

whether it's expressed in the form of Mary's painting at the top of the page, or in Carol Vito's photo of this winter wonderland,

or through the gentle beauty of this mother and child drinking water,

or the beauty of this spotted touch-me-not,

or through this cat and rat who prove that Isaiah's prophecy of a peaceable kingdom (11:6-9) is a reality,

or through this peaceful encounter with a mouse in a tree.

Comments by Stephen Kaufman - 12 Jan 2003

I can see how someone may come to Brett's conclusion, given widespread understandings about the Bible and its message. Other approaches that seem very reasonable to me see God as caring about victims and striving to teach humankind to live peacefully with Creation. To that end, one might enjoy The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred by James G. Williams.

Steve

Go on to Comments by Roberta Kalechofsky - 12 Jan 2003

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