Ignoring Nature No More

“If all (hu)mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.” E. O. Wilson My wonderful friend Marc Bekoff (who just so happens to be super-tight buddies with Jane Goodall–which almost makes me friends with her) sent me his new book, Ignoring Nature No More. The great thing about this book is that it includes a... Read More

Five Questions with Marc Bekoff

Dr. Marc Bekoff is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado. He’s written numerous books in his discipline, has been on television many times, and is considered one of the foremost writers in the realm of animal welfare. He was also kind enough to write the foreword for my co-edited book, A Faith Embracing All Creatures (which, automatically, makes it even more awesome-er).  ~ Check Marc out at his blog as well as at his shared... Read More

A Faith Embracing All Creatures (40% Off!)

Volume II (A Faith Embracing All Creatures) of The Peaceable Kingdom Series is now available. If you order it now, it’s 40% off. Simply visit the publisher’s website, type in this code, CREATURES, and viola! A great book at almost half the price! As the point of the series is to think about what it means to embody God’s peaceable kingdom, each volume attempts to examine what this means for ALL of creation. Volume I discusses nonviolence toward enemies, Volume... Read More


My friend Marc Bekoff recently wrote a piece on the idiocy of the time-honored tradition called “running with the bulls”. Marc has less of a potty mouth than myself . . . well, that or either Psychology Today will not let him title his post what I titled mine–so, thanks The Other Journal for being so awesome! (I don’t think those guys are even paying attention to me anymore.) I thought I would share this lovely collection of bulls with trimmed horns, tied... Read More