Posts tagged "imagination"

Sanctifying Wall Street

Amy Levin: Time for an update on #religion at #occupywallstreet? This week, Sarah Posner mediated a roundtable discussion with Religion Dispatches regular contributors highlighting particular religious moments of the occupy movement. Anthea Butler tells Posner says that Occupy Atlanta's refusal to let civil rights protestor and Congressman John Lewis speak was a reflection of OWS “becoming...

Economic “Stuckness”

Dan Schultz, at Religion Dispatches, on why we've got a "stuck" economy:
Now, the religious message is that it is God who provides the newness to move things along. Specifically, according to Brueggemann, God provides a risky and "just enough" economic alternative to the madness of the market idolatry. But take out the God piece, and...