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Religious Peacemakers

Using Community Organizing, Bridge Building and a Holy Rage Against Injustice, Elizabeth Hopkins Aims for an Equal and “Beloved” Society.

"For me, Religion represents hope, faith, love, and a belief that all beings are inherently good and worthy of love," says Elizabeth Hopkins. "It also represents the value of the oppressed and of those overlooked by society, and a holy... Continue Reading →

Through His Classroom and Public Teachings, Dana Gregory Griffith, a Buddhist, Disseminates His Own Religious Values and Those of Other Eastern Religions, Combating Intolerance and Injustice

"I was always more interested in the spiritual and mystical dimensions of religions," says Dana Gregory Griffith, "and not so much in the morality aspect that many religious institutions stress and want to enforce on their members."  "Growing up, I... Continue Reading →

Don Rucknagel’s Commitment to Peace, Non-Violence and Health Coverage for All Is Directly Linked to His Faith

"One of my priorities is health care for all," says Don Rucknagel. "I have been a member ofPhysicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) now for over 50 years and of Single Payer Action Network (SPAN) of Ohio for over... Continue Reading →

Father George Hajj, a Maronite, Always Puts His Faith into Action and Fosters Conditions to Allow Others to Become Holy Persons

"For me, social justice and faith are inseparable," says Father George Hajj, pastor of Saint Anthony of Padua Maronite church, located on Victory Parkway, in Cincinnati. "And faith without action is only echo." Hajj was born in the country of... Continue Reading →

For Aaron Bludworth, a Mormon, Discovering & Sharing the Humanity of the Invisible Other, Namely the Homeless, & Helping Wherever He Can, Is Living His Faith.

Aaron Bludworth was born in a religious family that belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church. Both his parents were members of the church and he grew up attending services regularly,... Continue Reading →

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