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Seasonal Thoughts on Climate Justice

Progressive Christian Social Action Seasonal Thoughts on Climate Justice This post was published as A Seasonal Reflection on Climate Justice in the Grass Valley Union on December 19, 2020. During this season, Christmas carols feature angels singing “peace on earth, goodwill to men” (meaning all) and choruses proclaiming, “Let heaven… Read More »Seasonal Thoughts on Climate Justice

Seasonal Antidotes to Consumer Culture

In this week or so before Christmas, I’ve been very much involved with family and friends.  I’ve been to two pageants, the Nutcracker, family gatherings, a song circle, a Solstice potluck with friends, and birthday celebrations-with more to come.  I am re-posting this message, Seasonal Antidotes to Consumer Culture, from… Read More »Seasonal Antidotes to Consumer Culture

The Revolutionary Stories of Baby Jesus

This page includes an Excerpt from Chapter 15, “The Triumph of God Over the Powers” in Shaking the Gates of Hell:  Faith-Led Resistance to Corporate Globalization by Sharon Delgado. During Advent and Christmas, Christians around the world celebrate the stories surrounding Jesus’ birth in pageants and liturgies. Literalists insist that these… Read More »The Revolutionary Stories of Baby Jesus