The emerging future of social justice


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By Alexander Carpenter

As E. J. Dionne Jr. points out in the Washington Post and as David Van Biema notes in the TIME this week, the American evangelical community faces an opportunity to move beyond the usual social conservative issues. And as Rick Warren points out in the above clip, great evangelical social justice advocates like William Wilberforce demonstrate that the future of faith bends toward saving and improving lives, not just "souls".

In fact, slavery continues.

As David Batstone writes in an article, 900,000 people are bought and sold in the 32 billion dollar a year human trafficking world industry. Read and digg it here.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/4410