God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.
Bill McKibben, American environmentalist, writer. Fellow, Lyndhurst Foundation, 1990, Guggenheim Foundation, 1994. Trustee television-Free American, Washington, 1995—1999, Paul Smith's College, New York City, 1997—2005, Future Generations, Franklin, West Virginia, 1999—2003, Florence & John Schumann Foundation, New York City, since 1999.
Staff writer Talk of the Town column New Yorker, 1982—1987. Founder stepitup07.org, 2007. Co-founder 350.org
Scholar in residence Middlebury College, since 2001, director fellowships in environmental journalism.
- The Bill McKibben Reader: Pieces from an Active Life
- Powerful, impassioned essays on living and being in the world, from the bestselling author of The End of Nature and Deep Economy For a generation, Bill McKibben has been among America's most impassioned and beloved writers on our relationship to our world and our environment.
- The End of Nature
- Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save the earth.
- The Age of Missing Information (Paperback) - Common
- The author of "The End of Nature" asks an intriguing question: Which provides more "information," 103 cable channels showering viewers with beguiling factoids--or a weekend in the woods?
- Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape
- "[McKibben is] a marvelous writer who has thought deeply about the environment, loves this part of the country, and knows how to be a first-class traveling companion.
Born December 8, 1960
1982 - 1987