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Spiritual Activism

The Spirituality of Activism & the End of Neutrality

Beth Green | Posted 04.26.2016 | Religion
Beth Green

Photo by South Bend Voice via Flickr Too many people still think of spirituality as neutral. There is nothing neutral about it. Spirituality is a fi...

An Ethic of Embodiment

Rev. Miller Jen Hoffman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Miller Jen Hoffman

Simply recognizing, or even celebrating, that trans people are equal and essential members of the body of Christ may not adequately overcome a world of anti-trans violence and loathing.

How Meditation Practice Can Impact Deforestation

Jane Brunette | Posted 06.14.2014 | Green
Jane Brunette

Meditation practice is not something we do for ourselves. It is meant to enter our lives as a collective by building a container of awareness that all...

After Newtown, A Call For Spiritual Activism Around Gun Violence: Fasting for Peace

Charles Howard | Posted 02.15.2013 | Religion
Charles Howard

My spirit was unusually burdened. Being burdened is different than being saddened or concerned. A burden calls for action and movement.

Obama's America: A Spiritual Wake Up Call

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 01.28.2013 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

I believe a highly significant part of my being an American is my freedom to protest actively and nonviolently when I completely honestlly disagree with the momentary course of events. In this spirit, I watched President Obama accept the mantle of leadership for another four years.

Occupying Consciousness: Spiritual Activism 2.0

Jonathan Talat Phillips | Posted 08.07.2012 | Religion
Jonathan Talat Phillips

The Evolver Social Movement has just released a free e-book anthology examining the unprecedented spiritual activism of the Occupy Movement.

What Is The Spiritual Meaning Behind Occupy Wall Street?

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

I've always had the sense that the fundamental ailment in our world is not just economic or political, but to do with this underlying feeling of separation.

Prayer In Religious Activism

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

What is prayer? It isn't basically asking God for something. It's being with God. We don't need silence surrounding us. There is not an "ideal" place to pray.