Rise of the Spiritual Activist: A Beginner's Guide for Integrating Faith and Justice

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WestBow Press, Nov 13, 2012 - Political Science - 266 pages

Rise of the Spiritual Activist connects faith with social justice and seeks to provide for the would-be activist a spiritual model for advocacy. Economic injustice, oppression, sexism, racism, homophobia, pollution of Gods creation, and many other societal concerns will need to be addressed in todays arena of advocacy and protest, making Rise of the Spiritual Activist relevant for people of faith who want to repair the world. Mrquez-Sterling provides the philosophical foundation for spiritual activism as well as interviews with spiritual activists in the field and a step-by-step guide on how to run a justice effort.

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About the author (2012)

Guillermo Márquez-Sterling is a pastor in the United Church of Christ where he learned to discern God’s call for justice. He has participated in many peaceful protests, marches and demonstrations for people seeking fair labor practices, including the Occupy movement in Miami. His expertise is in the strategic planning of organized, justice efforts in the faith community. Guillermo has a doctorate from Chicago Theological Seminary and he lives in Miami with his wife and family.

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