Roundup: Anti-racism, Occupy, Tibet, digital religion, climate change, population and food, megachurches

Roundup: Anti-racism, Occupy, Tibet, digital religion, climate change, population and food, megachurches

Anti-Racism Partnership Strategy to reach out to all Australians

Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Helen Szoke has said that the new National Anti-Racism Partnership Strategy will reach out to the entire Australian community.

British Christian groups back ‘Occupy London’ movement

Eight national Christian organisations have signed a statement declaring their support for the ‘Occupy London’ protests.

Tibet: Is the freedom movement entering a new phase?

Why are Tibetan youth dousing themselves in kerosene and setting themselves alight in such large numbers?

Screen savers

The era of digital religion is only now poised to begin in earnest, ushered in by technological advancements—the widespread adoption of tablets and smartphones—and by religious leaders eager to harness the power of that technology to inspire and instruct their flocks.

Climate change is at its root a spiritual crisis

Member churches of the World Council of Churches  in Canada join hands with faith leaders, politicians and civil society actors to stress a “moral responsibility to address global warming”, which they call “a spiritual crisis”.

Religion at Occupy Wall Street

Growing numbers of leaders from across the religious spectrum have been supporting Occupy Wall Street’s protest against greed and economic inequity.

7 billion? Hold the celebrations!

One of the most profound questions now facing humanity is whether food production will be able to keep pace with projected population growth.

The world of megachurches

What does the average US megachurch look like?

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