Common Ground

unSpirituality - Permission To Be Human

Submitted by RWMaster on Sat, 01/28/2017 - 14:39

"unSpirituality introduces a new philosophy based on a natural perspective clearing away centuries of delusion. The spiritual story was once an answer to the anxieties of the natural world but now has become an ideological cage. This book is a reminder of who we are in the natural world, a bold and provocative case against spiritual ideology, and an invitation to be proud to be human.

Cold Anger: A Story of Faith and Power Politics

Submitted by RWMaster on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 07:59

"Cold Anger is an important book about the empowerment of working-class communities through church-based social activism. Such activism is certainly not new, but the conscious merger of community organizing tactics with religious beliefs may be. The organizing approach comes from Aul Alinsky and his Industrial Areas Foundations (IAF). . . . The book is structured around the political life of Ernesto Cortes, Jr., the lead IAF organizer who has earned recognition as one of the most powerful individuals in Texas (and who has been featured on Bill Moyers' "World of Ideas"). . . .