Resistance and Revolution

As a number of writers have recently noted, resistance in and of itself may not be enough. Our own Declaration of Independence notes that “whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness], it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it.” When and … Continued

Love and Resistance

Resistance to corrupt political systems is an important part of our identity as Americans and as religious liberals. But that resistance is only effective and sustainable if it is rooted in something bigger. What does Big Love have to do with resistance in our current moral and political climate?

Personal and Political Resistance

Our radical religious roots challenge us to resist cultural norms that are opposed to our ideals of compassion and justice for all. In our current era, much has been said about resistance to oppressive political regimes, but, at the same time we need to deal with our personal resistance to change and conflict. How are … Continued