Tag Archives: Judaism

The Old Testament Prophets and Social Justice

I’m reposting the last part of a blog I wrote in May 8, 2014. One of the great influences on the social justice traditions of Christians and Jews are the Old Testament Prophets. The Old Testament prophets had a strong … Continue reading

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Nostra Aetate and the Church’s Relationship With Muslims and Jews

When I heard about the Boston Marathon bombings I was shocked and saddened at the suffering of the victims of the bombing. Americans came together to help the victims of the bombings get medical attention, shelter, food and monetary donations. … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden and Extremism

When I heard that Osama Bin Laden was killed, I had many mixed feelings. On the one hand, I was relieved that this man was no longer around to mastermind terrorist acts that would kill more innocent people. I hope … Continue reading

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Religious People Against Homophobia

Recently advice columnist Dan Savage launched the “It Gets Better Project” on youtube in response to the recent deaths of Tyler Clementi, Billy Lucas, Asher Brown, and Seth Walsh, four teens who committed suicide after being bullied for being gay. … Continue reading

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