According to Mike Gecan, there are two basic freedoms that need to be fought for and preserved if democracy is to continue to function: freedom from and freedom for. But in order to do so, we must learn how to organize.
In this Spanish translation of the summary of the key elements from Gregory Pierce’s book The World As It Should Be: Living Authentically in the Here-and-Now Kingdom of God, readers are given an accessible and affordable introduction to creating the kingdom of God in the world as we experience it.
Especially when the words are social justice, one of the most misunderstood, maligned, and difficult terms in the lexicon of both religious and secular life. In this little booklet, Bill Droel tries to put some flesh on the bones of what we actually mean by social justice and how and when we actually exercise it. He distinguishes social justice from charity, as well as from distributive justice and commutative justice.
In this summary of the key elements from Gregory Pierce’s book The World As It Should Be: Living Authentically in the Here-and-Now Kingdom of God, readers are given an accessible and affordable introduction to creating the kingdom of God in the world as we experience it.
Rev. Jeff Krehbiel offers reflections on four passages from the Christian Scriptures and how they relate to the experience of community organizing.
Through 30 short essays in The World as It Should
Be, businessman, social-justice worker, and citizen
organizer Greg Pierce sets out to help people reimagine
the kingdom of God as Jesus originally intended.
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An exploration of the spirituality of work, focusing on ten spiritual disciplines that can be practiced in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the contemporary workplace.
This hard-hitting yet entertaining book argues that the Catholic Church offers (or is supposed to offer) three things we all need:
- A mission worthy of our lives
- A ritual or liturgy to celebrate and send us forth on that mission
- A spirituality to sustain that mission
A collection of stories from the authors and people they know that offer encouragement in four key areas of daily life: healing a hurt, reconciling a relationship, inspiration to action, and guidance for living.
If citizens' organizations can be effective and powerful, welcoming and relational, why aren't some of the religious institutions that make them up always that way? The answer is they can be.
This book encourages an ecumenical approach to community organization and offers concrete stories and experiences as examples to follow.