Tag: Social Activism

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    “We are here to provide a religious presence. We are here to listen to people, to hear what’s on their hearts. And we’re here to pray with people…because people are in crisis and that’s why we are all here.” says protest chaplain Erica Richmond. More

    October 28, 2011 | Comments

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    Heschel is widely considered to be one of the greatest American religious figures of the last century — a rabbi, theologian, social activist and mystic admired by Christians as well as Jews. More

    January 18, 2008 | Comments

  • Commentator Donald W. Mitchell, a religious studies professor at Purdue University, writes about the protests in Myanmar and “socially engaged Buddhism.” More

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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    Read an interview with writer Studs Terkel, author of HOPE DIES LAST: KEEPING THE FAITH IN TROUBLED TIMES, an oral history of social action. More

    December 19, 2003 | Comments