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Occupy Wall Street Religion

I’m In The 1% And I Pray You’ll Tax Me

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 11.11.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

I made it a point to be with Occupy Wall Street for a time. With my sign -- "I AM in the 1% PLEASE TAX ME!" -- I asked if I could join the others with signs. They welcomed me.

Outside the Walls

Reverend Nicholas Stuart Richards | Posted 12.22.2011 | Black Voices
Reverend Nicholas Stuart Richards

A hunger strike is the ideal symbol of preparation for protest, for it teaches us that we are not our own source; God is. By recognizing that God is our source, we become dependant on God, and are now prepared for change.

Matthew 22:34-46: On Loving God, Neighbor And #OWS

Rev. Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles | Posted 12.19.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles

Whatever the final outcome of #OWS, it's encouraging to find ourselves in dialogue about the common good once again. Our neighbors are starting to have faces, and that's crucial.

Occupy America: A New Great Awakening

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

For Christians, supporting the Occupy America protests should be clear-cut. The protesters are lifting up principles of compassion, justice and love. These principles are central to the Christian faith.

When the Good Samaritan Came to Wall Street

Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou | Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices
Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou

A democratic fever is breaking out in United States of America, most notably on Wall Street. And while religious leaders have played a minor role in the Occupy movement, there is something deeply spiritual if not religious taking place.