(THE COLLEGE FIX) -- A professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at Oregon State University is claiming white Christians “turn away from the root causes of [climate] devastation” even while fires devastate western regions of the country.
In a Baptist News op-ed, Susan Shaw asserts “the intensity and scope” of the current wildfires in Oregon are the result of climate change/global warming, yet many in the Christian community do not believe in the phenomenon.
“Just over half of white mainline Protestants agree that climate change is a crisis or major problem,” Shaw says. “Only 44% of white evangelicals say the same. Nearly a quarter say it’s not a problem at all.
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