Tag Archives: Poor

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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The Gospel of Luke and Social Justice

A few weeks ago the Progressive Christian facebook group had an interesting discussion on the progressivism in the Bible. Someone asked the members of the group what they thought were the most progressive books in the Bible, also what were … Continue reading

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Admiring Pope Francis

One of the great joys of the past year has been in watching how Pope Francis’s papacy has unfolded in his first few months. He has emphasized the church’s historical role in championing the rights of the poor and the … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Poor and the Church

Recently, Pope Francis issued forth the apostolic exhortation Evanellii Gaudium, which has set forth his vision on the direction that he wants the Roman Catholic Church to take during his papacy. In his exhortation, Pope Francis urges Roman Catholics and … Continue reading

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An Interview With Navy Veteran Randy Leer

One of the things that I’ve most enjoyed about the Everyday Citizen blog site has been reading the various blogs from people across the nation. One of the most interesting bloggers is Randy Leer. Randy Leer was born and raised … Continue reading

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