Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation (Sacred Activism)

Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation (Sacred Activism)

Adam Bucko


Named one of many Fifty most sensible non secular Books of 2013 by means of SPIRITUALITY & perform within the JUSTICE category!

The Occupy Wall road move and protest pursuits around the globe are proof of a brand new period of intergenerational activists looking deeper non secular that means of their quest for peace and justice.

This publication is a decision to motion for a brand new period of spirituality-infused activism. Authors Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox motivate us to take advantage of our skills in carrier of compassion and justice and to maneuver past our damaged systems--economic, political, academic, and religious--discovering a spirituality that not just is helping us to get alongside, but in addition encourages us to reevaluate our traditions, remodeling them and within the technique construction a extra sacred and simply world.

Incorporating the phrases of younger activist leaders culled from interviews and surveys, the publication offers a framework that's intentionally interfaith and speaks to our profound longing for a lifestyles with religious objective and for a greater global. every one bankruptcy is construed as a discussion among Fox, a 72-year-old theologian, and Bucko, a 37-year-old non secular activist and mentor to homeless adolescence. As we eavesdrop on those known but profound conversations, we know about Fox and Bucko's personal religious trips and find a radical spirituality that's inclusive, democratic, and correct to the realm we are living in today.

Table of Contents
Foreword through Mona Eltahawy
Foreword via Andrew Harvey
Introduction: Invitation to Occupy Your Conscience
1. Is It Time to interchange the God of faith with the God of Life?
2. Radical Spirituality for an intensive Generation
3. Adam's Story
4. Matthew's Story
5. what is Your Calling? Are You dwelling in provider of Compassion and Justice?
6. religious perform: contact existence and Be replaced by way of It
7. No new release Has all of the solutions: Elders and adolescence operating Together
8. Birthing New Economics, New groups, and New Monasticism
Conclusion: Occupy iteration and the perform of religious Democracy
Afterword by way of Lama Surya Das

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