GodSpy online has a selection from Rod Dreher’s book Crunchy Cons: How Birkenstocked Burkeans, gun-loving organic gardeners, evangelical free-range farmers, hip homeschooling mamas, right-wing nature lovers, … America (or at least the Republican Party) Here’s a selection:

Given how serious they are about bringing their basic moral and religious convictions to the public square, the greening of the religious right is the most natural thing in the world. As Wendell Berry, the Christian farmer, poet, and essayist has written, “We are holy creatures living among other holy creatures in a world that is holy … You cannot know that life is holy if you are content to live from economic practices that daily destroy life and diminish its possibility.” He teaches that Christians practice, or fail to practice, their faith by how they treat creation, the handiwork of the Lord God.

{read it all}

Crunchycon Title

Technorati Tags: