Water and religion
Water is considered a purifier in most religions.
Some faiths use water especially prepared for religious purposes (holy water in some Christian denominations, amrita in Sikhism and Hinduism). Man...
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Tom Cotter (environmentalist)
Tom Cotter (born 1972) is an American conservationist, social entrepreneur, renewable energy advocate, and ordained evangelical minister living in Clovis, California.
Tom Cotter grew up in Napa Va...
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Richard Cizik
Richard Cizik was the Vice President for Governmental Affairs of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) and one of the most prominent Evangelical lobbyists in the United States. In his positi...
Shane Claiborne
Shane Claiborne (born July 11, 1975) is an activist and author who is a leading figure in the New Monasticism movement and one of the founding members of The Simple Way in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...
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Jesus' walk on water
Jesus walking on water is one of the miracles attributed to Jesus in the New Testament. There are accounts of this in three of the Gospels.This story, following the miracle of the feeding of the five ...
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Washing and anointing
Washing and anointing (also called the initiatory) is a temple ordinance practiced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and Mormon fundamentalists as part of the faith's end...
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Presbyterian Church (USA) Carbon Neutral Resolution
The Presbyterian Church (USA) Carbon Neutral Resolution was a resolution passed at the June, 2006, 217th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) strongly urging all Presbyterians to 'immedia...
Affusion
Affusion (la. affusio) is a method of baptism where water is poured on the head of the person being baptized. The word "affusion" comes from the Latin affusio, meaning "to pour on". Affusion is one o...
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Environmental Theology
Environmental theology pertains to "The study of God’s relationship to the environment" (Jacobus, 2004).
Lynn White, Jr. must be associated with any scholarly writings on environmental theology be...
Ebor Lectures
The Ebor Lectures are an annual series of lectures in the United Kingdom which aim to draw together theology and public life, considering the role of faith in "public issues such as politics, economic...
Eco-Kashrut
Eco-Kashrut, also called the Eco-Kosher movement, is a movement to extend the Kashrut system, or Jewish dietary laws, to address modern environmental, social, and ethical issues, and promote sustainab...
Faith in Place
Faith in Place is an American organization based in Chicago, Illinois that coordinates religious leaders to address environmental sustainability issues. Partnering with religious congregations, Faith ...
Stewardship (theology)
Stewardship is a theological belief that humans are responsible for the world, and should take care of it. Many religions and denominations have various degrees of support for environmental stewardshi...
Spiritual ecology
Spiritual ecology is a spiritual response to the ecological crisis. It is a developing field that joins ecology and environmentalism with the awareness of the sacred within creation. It calls for res...
Ap (water)
Ap (áp-) is the Vedic Sanskrit term for "water", which in Classical Sanskrit only occurs in the plural, āpas (sometimes re-analysed as a thematic singular, āpa-), whence Hindi āp. The term is from P...
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Religion and environmentalism
Religion and environmentalism is an emerging subfield in the academic disciplines of religious studies, religious ethics, the sociology of religion, and theology amongst others, with environmentalism....
Water deities
A water deity is a deity in mythology associated with water or various bodies of water. Water deities are common in mythology and were usually more important among civilizations in which the sea or oc...
Flood geology
Flood geology (also creation geology or diluvial geology) is the concept that geology describes features of the Earth which have been shaped by the global flood described in Genesis 6-8. In the early...
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Genesis flood narrative
The Genesis flood narrative makes up chapters 6–9 in the Book of Genesis, in the Bible. The narrative, one of many flood myths found in human cultures, indicates that God intended to return the Earth ...
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Catholic Earthcare Australia
Catholic Earthcare Australia is an agency of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and is the environmental arm of the Catholic Church in Australia. This executive agency of the Bishops' Commissi...
A Rocha
A Rocha is an international environmental organization with a Christian ethos. A Rocha, which means "the rock" in Portuguese (see entry Rocha), was founded in Portugal in 1983 by Anglican minister Pet...
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Shrinking the footprint
Shrinking the footprint is a campaign by the Church of England to reduce its carbon footprint.The campaign is being led by the Bishop of London, Dr Richard Chartres and was launched on World Environme...
Paul VI Audience Hall
The Paul VI Audience Hall (Italian: Aula Paolo VI) is a building in Rome named for Pope Paul VI with a seating capacity of 6,300, designed in reinforced concrete by the Italian architect Pier...
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Aspersion
Aspersion (la. aspergere/aspersio), in a religious context, is the act of sprinkling with water, especially holy water. Aspersion is a method used in baptism as an alternative to immersion or affusion...
Ritual washing in Judaism
In Judaism, ritual washing, or ablution, takes two main forms. A tevilah (טְבִילָה) is a full body immersion in a mikveh, and a netilat yadayim which is the washing of the hands with a cup (see Handw...
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Ablution in Christianity
Ablution, in religion, is a prescribed washing of part or all of the body or of possessions, such as clothing or ceremonial objects, with the intent of purification or dedication.In Christianity, both...
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