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Journeys to Justice: Reflections on Canadian Christian Activism by Joe Gunn

How should churches deal with politics? Christian Reformed members are no strangers to this incandescent question. Many promote public justice as individuals but oppose any institutional church activism. Others believe the denomination should “advocate” but not “lobby” for social justice—but the distinction is not always clear.

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Canadian churches still an ally for social justice

Some say the time of the churches is over in Canada. Others may say that it did not come soon enough. But what many Canadians may not be aware of is there is a long history of churches working together for social justice and peace, efforts that contributed significantly to the progressive social programs and...

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CPJ Launches Journeys to Justice in Toronto

By Dennis Gruending At CPJ’s AGM in Toronto on May 31, contributors to Joe Gunn’s new book spoke about the successes, and limits, of Christian political engagement. Gunn interviewed ten Canadian Christians who he considers “role models in the pursuit of public justice.” 

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Crowd at Ottawa Book Launch

Ottawa’s Journeys to Justice Book Launch in Review

St. Andrews Church hall was packed on Tuesday night for the launch of Joe Gunn’s new book, Journeys to Justice: Reflections on Canadian Christian Activism. 110+ attendees of all ages and denominations came together with one common passion: the call to justice and the revitalization of faith-based action in achieving it. The overall atmosphere of...

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Endorsements of Journeys to Justice

>> Get your copy of Journeys to Justice “Journeys to Justice offers a wealth of personal stories on a host of faith-based political issues. Gunn looks at the creation of Canada’s refugee policies; Indigenous rights and the Mackenzie Valley pipeline proposal; Catholic bishops and economic justice; the churches and South African apartheid; violence against northern...

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Stories look at history of activism, point way forward

Next month, Citizens for Public Justice will release a new book that tells 10 stories of social justice struggles where Christians, most often working ecumenically, changed Canadian society for the better. But the most inspiring parts of the book are the final reflections of young female church activists who point ways forward for faith communities to...

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Journeys to Justice

Reflections on Canadian Christian Activism By Joe Gunn Canadian churches have made a huge impact on key justice issues over the past 50 years on education, economics, refugee sponsorship, the environment, domestic violence, public health care, women’s rights, and the cancellation of the debts of Global South countries. But as the years go by, has...

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Living Ecological Justice

Living Ecological Justice

Wondering what on earth we’re doing? Looking for an inspiring, relevant, and practical resource on ecological justice issues? Living Ecological Justice: A Biblical Response to the Environmental Crisis, explores a wide range of issues with writers from seven Canadian Christian traditions. The book is organized around three themes: Protecting What We Love – creation advocacy...

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Living Justice: A Gospel Response to Poverty

Looking for a resource to discuss, reflect, and take action on poverty in your community? Living Justice: A Gospel Response to Poverty is a book for Christian faith communities trying to live out the justice mandate to love the stranger, the widow, and the orphan, and to seek just relations within society. It is a...

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The Advent of Justice

The Advent of Justice… Again

From The Catalyst Winter 2014 Advent is cheapened by the secular sentimentality of Christmas. The Advent of Justice is a book of meditations that leads readers into a costly time of waiting and longing.

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