Dr. Robert D. Orr is professor of bioethics at The Union Graduate College-Mount Sinai School of Medicine Bioethics Program, professor of family medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and clinical ethicist at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt. He has been vice president of the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities.
Vermont Interfaith Power & Light serves Vermont faith communities in their efforts to address the climate crisis. It helps faith communities and their individual members to be better stewards of Creation by using energy wisely, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry promotes animal rights and welfare issues among members of the Unitarian Universalist Association. It is based in Burlington, Vt. Mark Causey is president.
Gregg Krech is the author of Naikan: Gratitude, Grace and the Japanese Art of Self-Reflection. Naikan is a Japanese method of self-examination that prompts reflection on gratitude to others for what you have been given. Based on Eastern spiritual teachings and Japanese psychology, Naikan is used to promote mental health. Krech is the executive director of the ToDo […]
The Joint Urban Ministry Project is a collaborative ministry between religious organizations in Burlington, Vt. Among its clients are victims of domestic violence. Email through the website.
Bishop Terry Wiles is leader of Crossroads Community Cathedral in East Hartford, Conn. The church lists a literal belief in the Rapture as central to its members’ faith and membership.
Philip Lamy is professor of sociology and anthropology at Castleton State College in Castleton, Vt. He is an expert on secular millennial movements, including among survivalist groups and militias.
A May 2013 Huffington Post and YouGov poll found that 50 percent of Americans think physician-assisted suicide should be legal, while 29 percent think it should be illegal.
This story, published on May 14, 2013, in the New York Times, explains how Vermont became the first state to pass a legislative measure allowing physicians to administer lethal drugs to terminally ill patients in May 2013.