Monthly Archives: October 2016

Faith-inspired development in Bangladesh: A New Report

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Community in Toronto

I’m just back from a visit to St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, where ministry in accompaniment with the marginalized and “poor” is truly all about community. Launched 30 years ago, the mission is a community: with a phenomenal bakery where formerly … Continue reading

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Worship: Liturgy of Food

Whatever your views or theologies of religious expression, if it has anything to do with food, take a look at Simple Church, or read the blog of its head baker.  

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Charity in Rabbinic Literature: Forum

Learn more about scholarship in Ancient Jew Review’s September 2016 forum: “Reading Charity Texts: On Intertextuality and Social History” (Alyssa Gray, 9/7/16) “Charity in Ancient Judaism: Problems and Prospects” (Gregg Gardner, 9/21/16) “Models of Rabbinic Charity” (Jael Wilfand, 9/24/16) “AJR Charity Forum: … Continue reading

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Health Care Justice: Communities Matter

NEW THIS MONTH: Communities of Health Care Justice by Charlene Galarneau (Rutgers University Press, 2016). The author (PhD Study of Religion, Harvard) teaches women and gender studies at Wellesley College. Brief Description: Justice in health care is multilayered and requires … Continue reading

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