LA
2018
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
Room 2
Timeslot: 
SUNDAY August 26, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

What is the relationship between spirituality and activism? What is the role of faith in politics? From abolition and the civil rights movement to anti-war activism and the Poor People’s Campaign, people of faith and their institutions have been at the forefront of social change. Concern for the earth and the welfare of humanity is at the heart of an aware and mature spirituality. Even Christians are discovering God’s cry for justice in the Bible. This panel will discuss the legal, ideological, ethical, and practical implications of spiritual and religious activism.

Participants

Joseph Dowd is a philosophy professor and an amateur scholar of religion. He has a fairly unique background, having been born in South Korea but adopted by
Irish-American parents. He currently works as a professor of philosophy at Cal State San Bernardino, teaching classes on philosophy,...

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Lisa Snow has studied factors which influence us subconsciously with a focus on media. She recently published Mind,
Media and Madness which explains in very simple terms how our minds work, how media works and how these two can
combine to work in insidious ways which distort our...

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Una Lee Jost is a Asian-American lawyer mom with a solo law practice (jostlegal.com) providing outside
general counsel services to nonprofit organizations and small businesses. Prior to that, she was a civil
litigator for downtown Los Angeles law firms as well as in-house counsel for...

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