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Re-Occupy: A Movement Seeks a Sanctuary Re-Occupy: A Movement Seeks a Sanctuary
by Nathan Schneider
On occupying Trinity Church—and the Occupy movement's relationship with established institutions.
A Lesson in Love From the Protest at the Port A Lesson in Love From the Protest at the Port
by Reverend John Helmiere
A minister and occupier, beaten and arrested by police, on his continuing belief in the power of love.
Why We’re Not Afraid Why We’re Not Afraid
by Velcrow Ripper
Video: “Our communities need us—we are all leaders.” A message for the powers that were.
An Interfaith Occupation An Interfaith Occupation
by Adam DeRose
The Occupy movement is bringing deep moral questions that many religions confront to the forefront of national conversation. How faith groups are joining in.
Occupy Wall Street’s Moral Ground Occupy Wall Street’s Moral Ground
by Kathleen Moore
Much of the Occupy movement’s power comes from a simple moral message: It’s wrong to wreck the world. It’s wrong to wreck the health and hopes of others.
YES! Recommends: The Legacy Project YES! Recommends: The Legacy Project
At a time of economic uncertainty—when your students are wondering about their future—the Legacy Project might serve as a compass to help them create their lives, connect to others, and change their world.
When Words Fail: Does a Warming World Need a New Vocabulary? When Words Fail: Does a Warming World Need a New Vocabulary?
by Madeline Ostrander
We often don’t have the words to express our strong emotions about environmental destruction or a changing climate. Meet the man who’s trying to fix that.
Father John Blogs on No Impact Week Father John Blogs on No Impact Week
by Fr. John Rausch
Appalachian priest John Rausch has to drive 22,000 miles a year as part of his ministry. But he wants to strike a balance between the needs of the earth and those of his community.
After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism After 9/11: An Interfaith Answer to Extremism
by Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, Imam Jamal Rahman
Brought together by 9/11, three friends of different faiths look for answers about when and why religion leads to violence.
What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson What We Could Lose Unless We Change: Remembering Ray Anderson
by Paul Hawken
"Reimagining the world was a responsibility for Ray, a gift to a future that is begging for selflessness and vision." Paul Hawken honors the life of a green business pioneer.
Keeping Faith With Peace Keeping Faith With Peace
by Valerie Schloredt
On the anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Jesuit Priest Bill Bichsel talks about why he went to prison for a future without nuclear weapons.
A Meditation on Revolution A Meditation on Revolution
by Bert Sacks
From Tel Aviv to Baghdad, a lifelong peace activist remembers why true transformation comes from the power of nonviolence.
“God is What Happens When Humanity is Connected” “God is What Happens When Humanity is Connected”
Jim Gilliam: Why the Internet is my religion.
Building a Resilient Congregation Building a Resilient Congregation
by Sarah Byrnes
Religious congregations are embracing a new role: economic support groups.
Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth Spiritual Environmentalism: Healing Ourselves by Replenishing the Earth
by Wangari Maathai
Wangari Maathai: What role does spirituality play in our work to heal the earth?
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