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Inflamed | Rupa Marya and Raj Patel

The following is an excerpt from Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice by Rupa Marya and Raj Patel. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. As the World Burns Your body is inflamed. If you haven’t felt it yet, you or someone close to you […]

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9/11 at 20: Abraham’s Children Reflect, Resource, and Renew.

I remember sitting on the porch with some new friends in Sheffield, England. It was August, 2003. I had just spent several days taking part in Wabi-Sabi, a pop-up ‘learning party’ hosted by my New Zealander friend Andrew Jones, in the Northern England city that gave birth to what later became known as the ‘emerging church.’ I was […]

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A Time For Reckoning: North American Christianity and Indigenous Cultural Genocide

Content Notification (CN): Abuse, Oppression, Genocide. “From the 19th century until the 1970s, more than 150,000 Indigenous children were forced to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools in an effort to assimilate them into Canadian society. Thousands of children died there of disease and other causes, with many never returned to their families. Nearly three-quarters of […]

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Poetry and the Poor | Stanley Hauerwas

  The following is an excerpt from Radical Grace by S.T. Kimbrough. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Lessons Learned from Charles Wesley and S T Kimbrough, Jr. Methodism, in the beginning a movement among “the not well off,” became the exemplification of bourgeois Christianity. […]

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Talking with Mona Haydar about God, the Universe, and Everything: The Wild Goose Festival

Whew! I’m just returning from four days of fun in the sun (and rain) at the spirituality, justice, and arts oriented Wild Goose Festival in beautiful (but humid, this year) Hot Springs, North Carolina. This was my tenth time participating in the festival I helped start (nine in North Carolina from 2011–now, plus a one-off Wild Goose West in Corvalis, Oregon in […]

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