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Deseret News best of 2012: Faith in the community

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 25 2012 10:07 p.m. MST

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Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Faith groups have not always held a proactive role in addressing environmental issues. In the late 1960s, some scholars even went so far as to blame the Christian concept that humans have dominion over the Earth for the damage that's been done to nature over the centuries. Religious groups in turn, have bristled at an environmentalist cause that seems to focus on worshipping nature, rather than the God who created it. But experts say religious attitudes toward the environment are now shifting to be more proactive toward preservation.

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Hutterite
American Fork, UT

Faith is important. Religion spoils it.

hockiechick
Santa Monica, CA

Reporting on how people live their respective faiths — whether Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim or Mormon — I have witnessed firsthand what demographers have been pointing out for years: that America’s religious landscape is changing.
----so are you saying that Mormons aren't Christians?

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