Henri Nouwen

Henri Nouwen (1932 –1996) was a Dutch Catholic priest, professor, writer and theologian. His interests were rooted primarily in psychology, pastoral ministry, spirituality, social justice and community. After nearly two decades of teaching at academic institutions including the University of Notre Dame, Yale Divinity School and Harvard Divinity School, Nouwen went on to work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the L’Arche Daybreak … Continue reading Henri Nouwen

Carol Off Podcast

TEDxToronto – Dec 11, 2018 What happens when you become the other? Who decides who belongs in our society? For more than three decades, journalist Carol Off has been meeting and interviewing people from around the world for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She explores the fundamental question of belonging, how we see some people as ‘others’, and our bigger, human story. Since 2006, Carol Off … Continue reading Carol Off Podcast

What is systemic racism?

Johnson defined systemic racism, also called structural racism or institutional racism, as “systems and structures that have procedures or processes that disadvantages African Americans.” Glenn Harris, president of Race Forward and publisher of Colorlines, defined it as “the complex interaction of culture, policy and institutions that holds in place the outcomes we see in our lives.” “Systemic racism is naming the process of white supremacy,” Harris said. Harris said … Continue reading What is systemic racism?

Racism is defining religious issue in campaign, Biden campaign says

Oct 1, 2020by Christopher WhiteThis article appears in the Election 2020 feature series. View the full series. One night after President Donald Trump refused to denounce white supremacists in the first presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden’s faith outreach team put the fight against racism in the spotlight, arguing that for people of faith, it should be the defining faith issue of the campaign.Fighting … Continue reading Racism is defining religious issue in campaign, Biden campaign says

Prophetic Imagination & Community

…  On Our Way to New Beginnings By: Brian Walsh Brian is an ‘activist theologian’ and was recently the pastor of the ‘Wine Before Breakfast‘ community at Wycliffe College, and he also served as a Christian Reformed Campus Minister at the University of Toronto.In an online worship service on July 7, 2020, Brian preached his last sermon as the pastor of this community “that I so deeply … Continue reading Prophetic Imagination & Community