Category: Social Justice

Wearing Social Justice on our Sleeves

Just in time for Christmas, I thought I would finally excerpt this piece that I wrote earlier this year for the good folks at Boundless: Yet at the same time, even where our “compassionate consumerism” is not the whole of...

/ December 21, 2011

The Christian Post and Sojourners

Apologies for returning to this theme yet again, but this is what happens when discussions occur and I have words to say. At any rate, The Christian Post took a gander at Mere-O today and provided  a reasonably accurate overview...

/ September 7, 2011

Sojourners and the Controversy that Will Not Go Away

Sojourners, the leading organization of the evangelical left, can’t seem to escape the controversy that erupted in March when it rejected an advertisement from Believe out Loud, an organization trying to “significantly increase the number of local churches and denominations...

/ September 6, 2011

Messmore on Social Justice

My friend Ryan Messmore has a helpful outline of what social justice meant to the fellow who coined the term.  The money quote: Taparelli believed that people have the right to freely form different levels of association and to interact...

/ December 1, 2010