The Inner Life of Rebellion

By Parker Palmer and Courtney Martin The history of rebellion is rife with excess and burnout. But new generations have a distinctive commitment to be reflective and activist at once, to be in service as much as in charge, and to learn from history while bringing very new realities into being. Listen: Parker Palmer and Courtney Martin — The Inner Life of Rebellion by On … Continue reading The Inner Life of Rebellion

Bono: Grace over Karma

BOOK EXCERPT | AUGUST 1, 2005 There have been a number of books written about U2 and their iconic frontman, Bono, arguably the world’s most famous rock star. But not till now has Bono himself come out to tell his own story. In the new book, Bono: In Conversation with Michka Assayas (Riverhead Books), the rocker shares his thoughts on numerous topics with a French … Continue reading Bono: Grace over Karma

Meet the Man Behind the Bono and Eugene Peterson Conversation

If church leaders and artists have been estranged in western culture, then David Taylor is helping to lead them into a more blissful union. Original article provided by Christianity Today // Written by: Andrea Palpant Dilley // May 20, 2016 In the short film The Psalms, Eugene and Jan Peterson welcome an unusual visitor to their lakeside cabin in Montana—Bono. Peterson is the author whose Bible … Continue reading Meet the Man Behind the Bono and Eugene Peterson Conversation

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis – BBC News In August 2017, a deadly crackdown by Myanmar’s army on Rohingya Muslims sent hundreds of thousands fleeing across the border into Bangladesh. They risked everything to escape by sea or on foot a military offensive which the United Nations later described as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. In January 2020, the … Continue reading Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis

Introduction

The Awakening Project – connecting faith & social justice           …… ‘Listening to Prophetic Voices that Inspire Us’ The ‘Awakening Project’ is an inter-faith project. Our Vision is to find ways for people of different faiths and backgrounds to ‘pull together’ for a more just society. Building on the experience of our student projects last summer, we are offering this volunteer … Continue reading Introduction

Navigating Through Covid-19; a Rabbi, Priest and Imam

The Review of Religions · Navigating Through Covid-19; a Rabbi, Priest and Imam by Sarmad Naveed The current spread of COVID-19 has noticeably altered such routine gatherings all around the world, forcing religious and community leaders to alter their approach. The Review of Religions interviewed a Rabbi from the United States, a Priest from the United Kingdom and an Imam from Canada to see how … Continue reading Navigating Through Covid-19; a Rabbi, Priest and Imam

We had always been ‘socially distant’ from the destitute and vulnerable – only now it is worse

An Article by Ayesha Mahmood Malik – UK “‘The flute is totally empty…it is the breath that flows through… sings and dances…to be empty is not emptiness.’ These poignantly beautiful words attributed to the 13th century mystical poet Maulana Rumi resonate strongly in today’s post-Covid world.” Related Post: Covid-19 and Compassion “We are living through difficult and indeed frightening times.  “The choice is between reacting … Continue reading We had always been ‘socially distant’ from the destitute and vulnerable – only now it is worse