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Elizabeth E. Evans

Elizabeth E. Evans is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Elizabeth E. Evans

COVID-19, food crisis give new life to ancient practice of gleaning

October 23, 2020

(RNS) — In recent years, gleaning has made a comeback as a solution to the problems of persistent hunger and the lack of fresh produce options.

Nuns’ advice on coping with pandemic: Eat, pray for Dr. Fauci, love your neighbor

August 11, 2020

(Global Sisters Report) — Like the rest of us, Catholic nuns are stuck at home and missing sports, but are keeping busy with prayers, baking and friends.

Amish farmers have a ‘complicated relationship’ with nature, are skeptical of climate change

February 14, 2020

LANCASTER, Pa. (RNS) — Amish farmers may embrace a simple, back to the earth lifestyle, but they may not embrace the ‘creation care’ theology of Christian environmentalists.

Funeral director Caleb Wilde posts irreverent thoughts on death

March 13, 2014

(RNS) Caleb Wilde is an undertaker with a media presence tailor-made for the age of disclosure.

Mountain States Mennonites take step toward gay ordination

February 3, 2014

(RNS) On Sunday (Feb. 2), a Denver congregation of Mennonites licensed the first lesbian in a committed same-sex relationship, the first step toward ordination.

Entrepreneur sees hope for clean water on Wal-Mart shelves

June 15, 2012

PHILADELPHIA (RNS) Former youth pastor T.J. Foltz has a vision to provide clean drinking water to the world's poor. Now, after winning a competition to get his “Humankind Water” on the shelves of Wal-Mart, he might just be able to make it happen. By Elizabeth Evans.

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