Bully Pulpit: Clergy Preach Conservation
Brad Knickerbocker, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
Theological heavy-weights are descending on Washington this week to deliver a politically pointed sermon on the environment: Protection of nature is important in itself, but it's as important to people - particularly the poor and vulnerable - as it is to plants and animals.
Some 20 leaders from the major faith groups - including Roman Catholic, Jewish, mainline Protestant, Orthodox, and evangelical - will meet Republican and Democratic congressional leaders, as well as Vice President Al Gore and other senior members of the Clinton administration.
The timing of the meetings Wednesday and Thursday - just after President Clinton's State of the Union address and just …
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Publication information: Article title: Bully Pulpit: Clergy Preach Conservation. Contributors: Brad Knickerbocker, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: February 3, 1997. Page number: 1. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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