June 23, 2015 @ 3:03 AM

 

Laudata Si’.  Document for Global Good or Global Hegemony? You Decide.  By Jim Poesl

I have been asked by a couple of my friends to read and comment on the Papal Encyclical on the environment Laudata Si’ that was issued this past week.  I can’t discuss this without giving you some of my background.  I’ve been an observer, student, and policy analyst for the last 30 years on this subject, and a delegate to one of the climate change conferences.

Throughout undergraduate and graduate schools, I was hard pressed like so many faithful Christians to articulate a Christian response to environmental arguments and philosophies.  In reality there was little if anything...

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