The what-is-commonly-referred-to-as Activism Issue

Issue 12, Winter 2008

Issue 12

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We start with a deeper look at Gandhi’s famous salt march and offer suggestions about what social change movements need today. Also includes “case studies” of actions and activists. Plus, just for fun, a little flip book on the top right corner.

  • “You should do more to change the world” 4
  • Profound thoughts on Change
    Emily Wierenga 8
  • Triumph
    Kate Masson 11
  • Prophets, make way for pastors
    Will Braun
  • Cultural activism
    Jennifer Verson 62
  • Prayerful, partisan, pulpiteer activism
    Emily Mekash 50
  • Confessions of a contemporary Christian colonialist
    Josh Kaufman-Horner 45
  • Lessons from a white, Republican male
    Dan Leonard 71
  • Walking with Gandhi
    Chris Moore-Backman 5
  • Tithe your time for peace
    Interview with John Dear 19
  • A practitioner of something better
    Interview with Shane Claiborne 21
  • Puppet show
    Carrie S. Martin 25
  • Activism: Upsurge or decline?
    Robert Inchausti 34
  • ‘Garage sale’ church
    Brenda Melles 57
  • The holy fool: Words at night with Bassam Aramin
    Robert Hirschfield 58
  • Brainiacs in the trenches
    Aaron Epp 61
  • Between burning out and selling out
    Anna Bowen 72
  • Resisting the rubbed-over heart
    Laurel Mathewson 76
  • Contemplation, action and writing: Literature in a hungry world
    Jessie van Eerden 79
  • Crow must marry wolf
    Larry Frolick, photos by Ryan Carter 81
  • Unpacking the baggage
    Nicholas Klassen 6
  • Introvert activist
    Rachael Penner de Waal 9
  • Deconstruct the label, then reclaim it
    Interview with Jessica Yee 20
  • Worship, take it to the streets
    Interview with Ched Myers 20
  • I prefer the term ‘world-changer’
    Interview with Al Tizon 22
  • The inadvertant colonizer
    Will Braun 23
  • Build capacity where needed
    Interview with John Clarke 24
  • Re-thinking activist assumptions
    Will Braun 27
  • A problematic worldview
    Geez staff 37
  • Scientists, sages and Sally Struthers
    Robert Rowen-Herzog 38
  • Fashion activism is better than nothing, I guess
    Aiden Enns 41
  • A conscientious objector to suffering
    Calvin Neufeld 42
  • Love in the time of empire
    Josh Kaufman-Horner and Yawo Tekpa 44
  • Net results
    Stephanie Tombari 49
  • Non-participation in the financing of war
    Geez staff 51
  • Simplicity, justice and mercy
    Robb Grace 52
  • The imperfect banquet
    Lauren Grace 53
  • Evangelical social justice high fiber
    Emily Mekash 55
  • A reverend at the table with all of creation
    Dawn Paley 56
  • Doing some damage
    Aaron Epp 60
  • Jesus People U.S.A
    Emily Mekash 63
  • Investing in Change
    Emily Mekash 64
  • On raising activists
    Ariah Fine 65
  • A comment on the hero mentaility
    Aiden Enns 74
  • Advice to would-be heros
    Hillary Rettig 74

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