Posts Tagged ‘Occupy’

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Can a Hare Krishna Have A “Social Gospel?”

Continuing my series on being “A Yogi at Union,” I humbly try to explore how my tradition of bhakti-yoga, or the “Hare Krishna” tradition, acknowledges the struggle for justice in this world. How does my tradition offer substance to the struggle for meaning that exists for the oppressed, and the oppressor, in the world today? […]

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Abraham and a Jewish Theology of Protest

The Torah is filled with examples of prophets who protest in the name of justice. Moses protested the misdeeds of his fellow Israelites. Joshua protested falsified reports about the Holy Land. The very first proto-Jew, Abraham, even protested God when it came to a matter of justice. That God listened and acknowledged Abraham’s insights is […]

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Husayn, and the Occupation of Hearts on ‘Ashura

Dec 3, 2011 / Muharram 8, 1432 According to the Islamic calendar, Muslims recently entered a new year, 1432 years from the Prophet Muhammad’s migration to the city of Medina. The month is named Muharram, and is one of the four sacred months of the Islamic calendar where fighting is forbidden. It is truly an […]

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Ringing the Bell: Will Occupy Wall St. Reverberate?

I was scanning through pictures of the Occupy Wall Street protest this week, trying to put this new movement in perspective, when two pictures caught my eye. The first was a Japanese man wearing a mask over his mouth with 99% on the front – a reference to the unofficial slogan of the Occupy movement […]

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What place do people of faith have at Occupy Everywhere?

News agencies were already slow to cover the movement in New York, so it is no surprise that reporting on the involvement of religious people at Occupy Together took even longer. But the wait was worth it, with fellow State of Formation contributors having written on their personal participation: Mary Ann Kaiser wrote a great […]

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