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Author Archives: Donna Schaper

Honesty in Sacred Spaces

What do church buildings, nations, and marriages have in common? They all need to leave a sacred space for divergent opinions. Lots of things happen in sacred spaces. Janitors clean churches up after big events, like weddings, funerals, or the … Continue reading

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Sanctuary, for the Word and for the People

You’ve surely heard of sanctuary congregations, restaurants, universities and cities.  You probably have listened to their political opponents snark and snarl when they say the word “sanctuary”.  But it is a religious word that they are politicizing.  I write to … Continue reading

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Donna Schaper

Moral Mondays

Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper is Senior Minister at Jud­son Memo­r­ial Church in New York City and author of 30 books, including recently-published Grace at Table: Small Spiritual Solutions to Large Material Problems, Solving Everything.   Since state legislators were taken over … Continue reading

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rise of the spiritual activist

Book Review: “Rise of the Spiritual Activist”

A review of Guillermo Márquez-Sterling’s new book, Rise of the Spiritual Activist: A Beginner’s Guide for Integrating Faith and Justice. In his book, Rev. Márquez-Sterling provides the philosophical foundation for spiritual activism as well as interviews with spiritual activists in … Continue reading

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