Justin B. Fung

Tag: poor

Advocating debt relief for Haiti

(Photo: James Addis/World Vision) Rich Cizik, David Gushee and Steven Martin over at New Evangelical Partnership have written a petition entitled, “A Christian Call for Forgiveness of Haiti’s Debt.” Many people have been advocating for it as a way to assist Haiti on its long road to recovery and stability, but here’s the first actual […]

For those who doubt America is a Christian nation …

Oh, the US is a Christian nation alright; check THIS out: “54 percent of U.S. adults attributed a Bible verse about caring for the poor and oppressed to celebrities, politicians, and others including Oprah, Bono, and Angelina Jolie rather than the Bible. Obama received the highest percentage of attributions.”

Stealing from the Poor

Basil of Caesarea, from Homilia in illud dictum evangelii secundum Lucam: «Destruam horrea mea, et majora ædificabo:» itemque de avaritia (Homily on the saying of the Gospel According to Luke, “I will pull down my barns and build bigger ones,” and on greed): Naked did you not drop from the womb? Shall you not return […]

Forming a Theology of Ecology

Today is Blog Action Day 2009, an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day. The aim of the organizers, including Change.org, is to raise awareness of said issue, and in so doing, to trigger a global discussion. This year’s issue: Climate Change. So here’s my […]

Links of the Day, October 9

Here’s another pic of Barack and Savita (from the White House Photostream): So freaking cute! News Barack Obama becomes only the third sitting president (and the first since Woodrow Wilson in 1919) to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Here’s his statement in response. And here are some reactions. And the BBC’s coverage. More of my […]

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