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The Orthodox Church uses Scripture and theology, the witness of the saints and fathers, as well as physical conditions to determine its perspective. The science of climate change in outline is both simple and highly complex. Four major gases make up the world’s atmosphere: Nitrogen, the most common; oxygen; argon; and carbon dioxide. A few […]

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Media Release  (Cliquez ici pour le texte en Français) Summary for Policymakers, photos, ‘B-roll’, other media resources: bit.ly/IPBESReport Media launch webcast live from #IPBES7 (Paris, France): bit.ly/IPBESWebcast starts at 1p.m. (Paris time – CEST) / 7 a.m. (US EDT) / noon (London – BST) For interviews: media@ipbes.net or French: +33 62520-0281 English: +1-416-878-8712 or +1- 415-290-5516 or +49- 176-2538-2223 (After 7 May: […]

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“…That’s the disposition that I hear in patristic texts opening, opening, not shutting it down to some dead meaning. I have witnessed that in poetry during my younger life. Becoming Orthodox just shortly before I turned 40, realizing that there was a reason I hungered for that because that’s actually the truest thing about language and the truest thing about our relationship to revelation through language. The world is inexpressible and what one learns to do is to hear everything as a provisional, albeit necessary involvement, of understanding. It doesn’t eclipse what’s going to be revealed next. And that’s the exciting aspect of Orthodox Liturgy and even the vision of the world. Trust, honor it, love it for what it is and wait for it to open up. Examine your relationship with this world as also potentially one of opening…”

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Biodiversity is a critical part of creation. The health of our earth, including of course our own health, depend on it. Since the industrial revolution, human activities have added tremendous amounts of green house gases into the atmosphere. By doing so we are changing the composition of the atmosphere which results in the Earth becoming […]

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This still taken from our film has a real story behind it! The Face of God’s first film location was in Birchdale, BC, Canada. I chose this location because it is a very special place for me, and in general. I wanted to start the year of principal filming on the 1st of September, the […]

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You will not know these two women; they will never be elected for positions of power or government, and they live simply and in ways many of us have never experienced. However, they are those ‘of whom the world is not worthy,’ as described in Hebrews. The woman on the right (slightly out of focus) […]

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One of the themes The Face of God film is exploring is human population and the challenges it presents to the global ecosystem. Currently, there are 7.6 billion people on earth. In the last six months alone, .4 billion people were added to the world’s population of human beings. To put that into perspective, when […]

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