The Soul of Activism

A Spirituality for Social Change

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Pub Date 29 Nov 2019 | Archive Date 04 Dec 2019
John Hunt Publishing Ltd, Changemakers Books

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In The Soul of Activism, author and activist Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, gives a unique re-examination of the power of interfaith spirituality to fuel the fires of progressive activism. 'Religion' in the public sphere has been claimed by far-right ideologues while progressives, turned off by the hypocrisy of the religious influence on contemporary policy, have lost out on the experience of religious community. As a result, progressives are losing control of political discourse because they neither grasp nor trust the universal and invigorating language and practice of religion when expressed productively for social justice. Progressive activists must find these missing spiritual tools, cultivate compassion, and lead affirmative change in their communities.

In The Soul of Activism, author and activist Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz, gives a unique re-examination of the power of interfaith spirituality to fuel the fires of progressive activism. 'Religion' in...


A Note From the Publisher

A book aimed a broad, interfaith readership of spiritual people who want to learn how to make changes to today's society. Combines ancient and contemporary wisdom, using erudite but accessible language.

A book aimed a broad, interfaith readership of spiritual people who want to learn how to make changes to today's society. Combines ancient and contemporary wisdom, using erudite but accessible...


Advance Praise

It's so critical, in these times of regressive and oppressive national politics, to rely on our spiritual inner core to provide the resilience we need to continue to fight for, and win justice and equity for all. Rabbi Yanklowitz calls on all spiritual people to join in this effort, and provides an important resource for us to fight from a place of peace and strength. Professor Saru Jayaraman, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC United)

It's so critical, in these times of regressive and oppressive national politics, to rely on our spiritual inner core to provide the resilience we need to continue to fight for, and win justice and...


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